For the second year in a row included SEB, as the only nordic bank in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, the global most recognized hållbarhetsrankningen for investors.
The ranking is based on a comprehensive frågematerial with detailed criteria within a 20-speech categories linked to economic, environmental and social responsibility.
The financial sector’s importance for sustainable development is becoming clearer. For SEB, sustainability is a natural part of our deal. It is a prerequisite for the long term we should be able to contribute to supporting our customers and for a positive societal development, ” says Marie Baumgarts, head of corporate sustainability.
There are a total of 18 nordic companies on the global list, and SEB is the only bank in the nordic region for the second year in a row. SEB’s score is in line with last year’s results. The Dow Jones Sustainability Index is a collaboration between S&P Dow Jones indices compiles and asset manager RobecoSAM, which specialises in sustainable investments.
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For more information:
Marie Baumgarts, head of corporate sustainability, 070-763 79 04
Frank Hojem, head of media relations, 070-763 99 47
SEB is a leading nordic financial services group. We strongly believe that entrepreneurial thinking and innovative businesses needed to create a better world, and with a long-term perspective, we support our customers in both prosperity and adversity. In Sweden and in the baltic countries, we offer a wide range of financial services and advice. In Denmark, Finland, Norway and Germany, we are focused on företagsaffären and investment banking based on a full-service oering to corporate and institutional customers. Our international character is reflected in some 20 offices worldwide, with approximately 15 000 employees. 30 June 2017, the group’s balance sheet total to 2 777 billion and assets under management to 1 835 billion. Read more about SEB at http://www.sebgroup.com/sv.
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