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.

Snorre Storset at SHE

Values

Calling out for more female leaders

For the fourth year in a row Nordea is one of the main partners to the SHE Conference, Europe’s biggest diversity and equality conference.

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Active ownership

Active ownership in practice: Nordea votes at more than 4,200 annual general meetings

Being an active owner is a central part of Nordea’s work with sustainability and good ESG practices, and in 2021 we voted at around 95% of all annual general meetings where we could vote.

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Sustainable banking

New sustainability targets for 2025

At our Capital Markets Day we presented our new sustainability targets for 2025, together with our updated business plan, strategic priorities and financial target. Nordea also announced that sustainability goals are now linked to the remuneration for senior leaders.

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Sustainable banking

What is responsible investing?

What does it mean to invest responsibly? There are several strategies to consider and combine if you are an investor with focus on responsible investing in addition to a profitable return.

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Sustainable finance

Nordea adviser to the Danish central bank on its launch of sovereign green bonds

A new chapter opened on the Danish government bond market with the central bank’s first issue of sovereign green bonds. Nordea was the structuring adviser on the government’s issue of this new type of financial instrument.

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Katja-Bergqvist

Sustainable banking

The World Wildlife Fund highlights Nordea Life & Pension’s net zero ambitions

Nordea Life & Pension’s target setting and alignment methodologies for how to lower carbon emissions are highlighted in report from the World Wildlife Fund.

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Frank Vang-Jensen, CEO Nordea

Sustainable banking

Nordea again in top 100 among the world’s most sustainable corporations

Nordea is again ranked as one of the top 100 most sustainable corporations in the world by Corporate Knights – and the only Nordic bank in the ranking.

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Financing

What are green loans?

Green loans are loans meant for sustainable, environmentally friendly purposes, such as reducing CO2 emissions, or purposes contributing to the green transition in society such as developing new environmentally friendly technology.

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Markets and investment

How to align your investments with the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Have you thought about how your investments can have an impact on real-world challenges? Nordea’s latest ESG Investments publication provides a practical guide to sustainability-themed investing.

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Frank Vang-Jensen CEO Nordea

Sustainable banking

Frank Vang-Jensen joins United Nations sustainability council

Nordea’s President and CEO Frank Vang-Jensen has been invited to join the UNEP FI Leadership Council. UNEP FI is a partnership between the UN and the global financial sector to mobilise private sector finance for sustainable development.

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Business growth

Positive trends on the horizon as companies shift toward sustainable business

As society transitions towards a sustainable future, Nordic companies are proactively adapting their business strategies. According to the latest Nordea Business Insights report, Swedish companies are progressing the most in this area.

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Sustainable banking

Nordea active in making major Asian companies withdraw from coal-fired power plant projects

Nordea has been the initiator and driving force behind a collaboration of 25 investors urging companies to withdraw from the construction of a coal-fired power plant in Vietnam. Several leading Asian companies have now announced an end to future coal projects.

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