Sustainable transition

Our dedicated experts work closely with clients to navigate the evolving sustainable finance landscape, providing insights, expertise and tailored financial solutions to drive real change. Together, we can steer capital towards sustainable economic activities and solutions.​

Our targets


in sustainable financing 2022-2025​


of our exposure to large corporate customers in climate-vulnerable sectors covered by transition plans by 2025​


reduction in emissions across our lending and investment portfolios by 2030

On track as of end-2023


in sustainable financing


of exposure to large corporate customers in climate-vulnerable sectors covered by transition plans*


reduction in emissions across our lending portfolio

*Transition plan in this context is defined as a quantifiable and time-bound target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions set by an obligor or group mother. The percentage is based on year-end 2023 exposures and transition plans reported during 2023. Sectors in scope are those originally defined in 2020 as potentially vulnerable to climate transition and/or physical risks. Numbers are expected to fluctuate.

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Sustainable Finance Advisory

We’re here to support our corporate clients in their own sustainable transitions, with our full suite of products and holistic advisory services, including:​

  • Green, social and sustainability bonds and loans​

  • Sustainability-linked bonds and loans​

  • ESG data advisory and integration​

  • Reporting and disclosures​

  • Regulation and political developments

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Meet our sustainability experts

“We have to make sure everybody is with us” ​

Meet Catrine Birkevold Liem, Nordea Sustainable Finance Advisory’s country lead for Norway. She reflects on banks’ role in enabling a real sustainable transition, as well as challenges, trends and game changers in the field.​

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Sustainable finance expert Isabella Frenning Willis has her eye on the targets

Isabella Frenning Willis, Nordea Sustainable Finance Advisory's Denmark lead, is focused on helping companies select material and ambitious targets for their sustainability-linked loans and bonds.

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"Each case is unique with no textbook answers"

Nordea Sustainable Finance Advisory's Juho Maalahti is eager to help companies and investors tackle new challenges in the fast-developing world of sustainable finance.

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