Swedbank establishes a framework for Green Bonds

To enhance its sustainability commitment Swedbank has established a framework to enable the issuance of Green Bonds. Green Bonds will be used to finance sectors with a high degree of transition to low-carbon and where environmental benefits are clear.

Swedbank believes that climate change is among society’s greatest challenges, and by establishing a framework for Green Bonds Swedbank is strengthening its ability to further support several of UN´s Sustainable Development Goals in Agenda 2030.

“As a major bank and influential actor in society, we have a responsibility and a key role to play in accelerating the transition towards a sustainable future. We have a strong commitment to contribute to a sustainable development for our customers, our owners and society as a whole. Our ambition is to support people and companies making sustainable choices”, says Fredrik Nilzén, Head of Group Sustainability, Swedbank

For more information:
Fredrik Nilzén, Head of Group Sustainability, Swedbank, +46 76 773 19 26
Gregori Karamouzis, Head of Investor Relations, Swedbank, +46 72 7406338
Josefine Uppling, Head of Press Office, Swedbank, +46 76 114 54 21

Swedbank promotes a sound and sustainable financial situation for the many people, households and companies. Our vision is to contribute to development “Beyond Financial Growth”. As a leading bank in the home markets of Sweden, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, Swedbank offers a wide range of financial services and products. Swedbank has over 7 million retail customers and around 647 000 corporate customers and organisations with 225 branches in Sweden and 136 branches in the Baltic countries. The group is also present in other Nordic countries, the US and China. As of 19 July 2017 the group had total assets of SEK 2 426 billion.
Read more at www.swedbank.com

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Swedbank promotes a sound and sustainable financial situation for the many people, households and companies. As a leading bank in the home markets of Sweden, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, Swedbank offers a wide range of financial services and products. Swedbank has over 7 million retail customers and around 618 000 corporate customers and organisations with 191 branches in Sweden and 125 branches in the Baltic countries. The group is also present in other Nordic countries, the US and China. As of 30 September, 2018 the group had total assets of SEK 2 461 billion. Read more at www.swedbank.com

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As a major bank and influential actor in society, we have a responsibility and a key role to play in accelerating the transition towards a sustainable future.
Fredrik Nilzén, Head of Group Sustainability, Swedbank