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FX

Nordea named world’s best bank for treasury FX services

Global Finance has named Nordea the World's Best Bank for Treasury FX Services in its 2024 Best Treasury and Cash Management Awards.

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Nordea On Your Mind

Alfa Laval: Optimising today, innovating for the future

In this Nordea On Your Mind interview, author Viktor Sonebäck explores how sustainability is embedded in Alfa Laval’s culture and operations. Read more about how the company views being at the forefront of sustainability as a business opportunity, focusing on providing sustainable solutions to customers and integrating sustainability into its core values.

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Sustainable finance

EU Renovation Wave: A golden opportunity for renovation companies

The EU Renovation directive will require cumulative investments of around EUR 1.2tn during 2024-30, according to Nordea's ESG Research team, offering an unprecedented opportunity for renovation companies. The team analyses which renovation measures are likely to be prioritised.

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Sustainability

EU Renovation Wave: Impact on Nordic real estate companies

The EU Renovation directive will require a monumental renovation effort in Europe. Nordea's ESG Research team takes a look at the potential impact on Nordic real estate companies.

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Nordea On Your Mind

NKT CEO: Both our product handprint and footprint matter

How can a company's commitment to sustainability drive both business success and societal benefit? Claes Westerlind, CEO of NKT, shares how sustainability is deeply embedded in the company’s strategy, driven by passionate employees and evolving customer priorities.

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Sustainability

Will the EU elections derail the Green Deal?

With the far right making gains in the recent EU elections, questions have arisen about the impact on the Green Deal, the set of policies designed to make the EU climate neutral by 2050. Marco Kisic, Head of ESG Research, shares what to expect.

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Nordea On Your Mind

Nordea On Your Mind: Nordic sustainability champions

How did the Nordic region become a sustainability powerhouse in the corporate world? The Nordea On Your Mind team takes a deep dive into the topic of sustainability in the Nordics in their latest report. Discover how the Nordic corporate sector is punching above its weight, and why we believe sustainability is here to stay.

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Corporate insights

Nordic CFOs reflect on the current business environment

Treasurers have moved into the role of risk managers in today's world of constant change and uncertainty. CFOs from three Nordic companies - Matas, Epiroc and Zealand Pharma - shared their key focus areas at the 2024 Treasury 360° Nordic conference in Copenhagen.

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Sustainability

CSRD, CSDDD, ETS, CBAM – 4 EU sustainability regulations that will shape companies’ business models

The coming years will see a significant ramp up in the scope and ambition of EU regulation on sustainability. Four far-reaching regulations - the CSRD, CSDDD, ETS and CBAM - have the potential to reshape corporate strategies and business models. Explore the effects of these regulations and their implications for the business landscape.

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Sustainable finance

Nordic companies’ EU Taxonomy alignment on the rise

Nordic companies have reported their EU Taxonomy numbers for 2023, and Nordea's ESG Research team has analysed the results. While average revenue alignment for companies increased from 7.5% to 8.0%, we still see upside potential for several sectors.

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Sustainability

Companies report on four new EU Taxonomy objectives: water, pollution, biodiversity and circularity

EU companies recently reported their alignment with the EU Taxonomy for the second year in a row. For the first time, they also reported their eligibility under four new environmental objectives: water, pollution, biodiversity and circularity. The results bode well for companies' overall Taxonomy alignment numbers next year, according to Nordea's ESG Research team.

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Corporate insights

Nordea’s approach to clients' climate transition plans

By engaging our clients in constructive sustainability dialogues and offering tailored support, we aim to facilitate the journey to a net-zero future while mitigating risks. Our climate transition maturity ladder is a key tool in that effort.

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