Appendix to the Management Report
As an employer bound by collective wage agreements, NRW.BANK is obliged, under Section 22 of the German Equal Pay Act (Entgelttransparenzgesetz), to publish a report on equal treatment and equal pay every five years. The first report was published as part of the 2017 Financial Report. In accordance with the law, the next report will be published as part of the Financial Report for 2022.
Sentiment among NRW companies as good as prior to the crisis
(07.04.2021) In spite of the difficult coronavirus situation, the sentiment in the North Rhine-Westphalian economy improved noticeably in March. The companies surveyed were clearly more satisfied with their current business situation. Moreover, optimism about the next six months has returned.