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.
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.
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.
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.
“We support our customers to make the transition happen”
How to make economic development and sustainability go hand in hand was a much debated question at this year’s COP26. Our top management rounded off Nordea’s participation in the conference as hosts for an event with focus on the financial sector as a driver of the green transition.
Finance at COP26 – keeping the chance of 1.5°C alive
Nordea’s climate and ESG experts Stefan Henningsson and Veronica Palmgren are reporting from COP26 where Finance Day was bearing evidence of how the financial sector is expected to consider the climate in each and every decision made.
Nordea’s climate and ESG experts Stefan Henningsson and Veronica Palmgren are reporting from COP26 where Finance Day was bearing evidence of how the financial sector is expected to consider the climate in each and every financing decision made.
Nordea at COP26: “Banks have vital role in green transition”
This week, world leaders, governments, negotiators, businesses and NGO's are gathered at COP26 to reach agreements on how to constrain the accelerating climate change. Nordea’s top management and climate experts are also participating.