The Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) is responsible for the issue of sustainability. The CEO, Dr. Richard Lutz, performs this function. The overall coordination in the area of sustainability is carried out by the sustainability management, which fell within the Corporate Strategy division until December 31, 2019. Since January 1, 2020, the topics of sustainability and the environment have been combined into one organizational unit. The new Sustainability and Environment division ensures the Green Transformation of DB Group. For this purpose, the division is responsible in particular for determining the topics, the integrated sustainability and environmental strategy, planning, management and implementation of Group-wide implementation projects and the reputational support of the Green Transformation.