ASN Bank


ASN Bank is a former Dutch bank, now a brand name for some consumer banking operations by de Volksbank. ASN focusses on socially responsible and sustainable investments.

ASN Bank
IndustryFinancial services
HeadquartersThe Hague, Netherlands
Revenue3.892 billion (2006)
6.8 million (2006)
ParentDe Volksbank

ASN Bank was founded on May 1, 1960, by the union of Federatie Nederlandse Vakbeweging (Federation Dutch Labour Union) (FNV) and the insurance company de Centrale (now Reaal insurances). Until the 1990s it was possible to open an ASN savings account through the Postbank, which were known as 'vakbondsspaarrekeningen' (union savings accounts).

ASN Bank is currently the second largest sustainability-driven bank in the Netherlands, and was elected as the second most climate-friendly bank in the Netherlands (in both instances behind Triodos Bank).