Our framework

SEB’s sustainability strategy is focused on several areas By focusing our efforts on these areas we aim to contribute to the transformation towards a sustainable future.

Here are our main sustainability areas on which our work is based:

Responsible and proactive advice

Facilitate customers’ own control and understanding of their financial situation. Ensure quality advice based on long-term needs and taking into consideration environmental, social and governance aspects.

Our ambition: Leading position in our customer segments. Strengthen the sustainable profile of our customer offering and guidance. Strengthen engagement and offering to entrepreneurs. 

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Cyber security and crime prevention 

Ensure cyber security, covering information security and customer integrity. Take actions to prevent money laundering, fraud and financing of criminal activity.

Our ambition: Meeting threats by prioritising technical protection and raising awareness among employees and customers. 

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Sustainable investments

Ensure responsible investment decisions by integrating environmental, social and governance aspects into the decision process. Perform the ownership role responsibly.

Our ambition: Be the leading Nordic supplier of sustainable investments with a comprehensive and competitive offering. ESG fully integrated in investment process in all asset classes. 

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Sustainable finance

Together with SEB’s customers, reducing the risk for negative social and environmental impact related to SEB’s finance activities. Increase the positive contribution by offering sustainable finance products and services.

Our ambition: Increase share of positive impact financing and positively impact clients’ sustainability focus. Expand sustainable offering. Grow green loan portfolio, according to framework.. 

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Direct impact: Manage SEB’s direct environmental impact with the ambition to reduce the negative footprint. 

Our ambition: Be resource effective; reduce energy consumption and reduce CO2 emissions with 20 per cent by 2020. 

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Our people

Be a sound and inclusive workplace, attract and retain the right people that promote SEB’s values, and adapt the organisation for future needs. Provide opportunities for professional and personal growth and development opportunities for all. 

Our ambition: Be the most attractive employer in the financial sector with a top number of engaged employees. Increase diversity. Raise level of competence in sustainability among employees. 

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