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SEB Establishes External Sustainability Advisory Board

SEB has established an external sustainability advisory board with leading experts within the sustainability field. The purpose of the board, SEB External Sustainability Advisory Board, is to provide SEB with insight in matters concerning sustainability from experts outside the financial industry, in order to make the bank better prepared to meet the sustainability challenges of today and tomorrow.

SEB External Sustainability Advisory Board consists of:
Bo Becker, Professor of Finance, Stockholm School of Economics
Gretchen C. Daily, Professor of Environmental Science, Stanford University
Carl Folke, Professor of Natural Resource Management, Stockholm Resilience Center
Tomas Nauclér, Global Co-Leader of Sustainability, McKinsey

The aim with SEB External Sustainability Advisory Board is to allow SEB to discuss and test theses, theories and ideas concerning different subjects within sustainability with experts representing diverse experience and professions within this field. This will help SEB increase its knowledge and awareness, and make the bank better equipped to identify future challenges and opportunities.

“The importance of academic anchoring and outside-in perspectives cannot be exaggerated when it comes to matters concerning sustainability, and neither can our need to understand the direction and speed of sustainability-related changes,” says Johan Torgeby, SEB’s President and CEO. “I am very grateful and pleased that these esteemed experts have accepted joining SEB External Sustainability Advisory Board.”

For further information, contact:
Frank Hojem, Head of Corporate Communication
+46 70 763 9947

Press contact:
Niklas Magnusson, Group Press Officer
+46 70 763 8243

SEB is a leading northern European financial services group with a strong belief that entrepreneurial minds and innovative companies are key in creating a better world. We take a long-term perspective and support our customers in good times and bad. In Sweden and the Baltic countries, SEB offers financial advice and a wide range of financial services. In Denmark, Finland, Norway, Germany and the United Kingdom, the bank's operations have a strong focus on corporate and investment banking based on a full-service offering to corporate and institutional clients. The international nature of SEB's business is reflected in our presence in more than 20 countries worldwide, with around 15,500 employees. At 30 September 2021, the Group's total assets amounted to SEK 3,585bn while its assets under management totalled SEK 2,422bn. Read more about SEB at https://www.sebgroup.com

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