Nordea are pleased to announce the appointment of Åse Bergstedt as the new Head of Sustainability.
Åse has broad experience in the area as CSR director in multinational companies like Tele2 and Millicom and most recently as acted as CSR consultant at Nordea within Asset Management, Responsible Investments and Life & Pensions.
Now Åse will reprise her management role at the head of a sustainability team.
"Many good things are already developed within Nordea and I want to build on that and increase the ambition level even further", says Åse. "To listen to our stakeholders, not least customers, is a key component to meet and deliver on their expectations of a responsible company.
"It is very important that sustainability is embedded within the business strategy, and in dialogues with the business areas we will define concrete business cases, action plans and measurable goals.
"We can make the world a better place and it will be extremely exciting to be member of a team that will take an active part in shaping the future financial industry", says Åse.
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