Sustainable banking

We want to become a bank with net zero emissions by 2050, and we always focus on accelerating our customers’ transition through our support and offerings.

Ice skaters in bird's eye view

Sustainability

Nordea comments on NGO report about lending and investments in fossil energy

The NGO BankTrack has released a report on Nordic banks’ lending and investments in fossil fuel companies. Nordea is mentioned in connection with companies in the report but is also highlighted as one of the main banks behind the decreasing trend in oil and gas financing and investments.

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Anja Lidgren Hannerz, acting Head of Group Sustainability

About us

Anja Lidgren Hannerz appointed Head of Group Sustainability

Anja Lidgren Hannerz has been appointed Head of Group Sustainability as of 9 November to lead the implementation of Nordea’s sustainability agenda across the bank.

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Jospak packaging

Sustainability

Thanks to Verde loan from Nordea, Jospak marks new chapter in limiting food plastic waste

Within the next eight years all plastic packaging in the EU must be recyclable – so we need solutions. With a Verde loan from Nordea, Jospak was able to finance new ecological premises to increase their production and accelerate the sustainable transition.

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Climate experts Stefan Henningsson and Matti Kahra

Sustainable banking

Nordea’s climate experts on what to expect from COP27

This year the UN climate summit, COP27 will be held amid rocketing energy and food prices and overall difficult geopolitical circumstances. We have interviewed Nordea’s climate experts Stefan Henningsson and Matti Kahra on what they expect will be the outcome.

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Sustainability

Nordea comments on report about lending to fossil fuel companies

Fair Finance Guide has published a critical report on Swedish banks’ lending to companies operating in the Arctic. The report was referred to in an article in Aftonbladet on 3 October 2022.

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Windmills and power plant

Sustainable banking

What's your sustainability profile?

The new MiFID II regulation will not bring big changes to Nordea’s investment advice, but will hopefully give the customer an even better opportunity to consider sustainable alternatives, according to Kerstin Lysholm from Nordea’s Investment Center.

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Active ownership

Responsibility is all about taking action

In 2021 Nordea’s ESG experts engaged in more than 1,000 dialogues with companies in the name of Nordea’s funds. The dialogues were held to address issues such as climate change, human rights and governance.

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Diversity and inclusion

Diversity & inclusion

Diversity and inclusion is a natural part of our daily work

Being diverse and inclusive is at the top of our agenda. Every day we strive to find new ways to improve diversity and inclusion within Nordea, in our relations with our customers and in wider society.

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Diversity & inclusion

Vibrant, inclusive and lots of fun: Nordea proudly partners with Pride

Already now many volunteers from Nordea are preparing activities and parades. Colleagues from all over Nordea will march under the Nordea flag, not only to celebrate diversity but also to send an important signal that Nordea is an inclusive workplace. 

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Aerial view of the solar power plant on the top of the mountain at sunset

Sustainable banking

How to invest in a fossil-free future

The interest for climate-aware investments has increased hugely during the past years and has led to a broader investment offering. But it can still be fairly difficult for an investor to understand how an investment alternative marketed as fossil-free could help combat climate change.

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Sustainable finance

What are green bonds?

Green bonds are bonds where the money from the bonds are earmarked for green purposes such as financing renewable energy projects, electric vehicles or energy efficient building loans to consumers or businesses.

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Neste truck

Active ownership

Neste – on a transformation journey

An oil company included in funds aiming to support more sustainable future might sound controversial. A Nordea fund manager and a ESG-analyst discuss the case of Neste and the company's net zero ambition.

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