Mission statement and Strategy 2020
Unlike the earlier strategic cycles, Strategy 2020 was preceded, for the first time, by a dedicated mission statement. Together with the Eurosystem’s mission statement, it forms the long-term roadmap for the Bundesbank.
The Bundesbank’s mission statement
The Bundesbank adopted a dedicated mission statement for the first time in 2016. It augments the common mission statement of the Eurosystem, to which the Bundesbank belongs as one of 19 national central banks.
Strategy 2020 is a medium-term strategic orientation that was adopted by the Executive Board of the Bundesbank in 2016. Management staff from all quarters of the Bank were involved in developing Strategy 2020, which meant that the process was conducted transparently and openly and resulted in a strategy that enjoys broad support.