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Our impact

SEB's impact ranges from our own footprint to the effects of the financial products and services we offer customers. We are a corporate citizen and our impact matters on society's well-being today as well as tomorrow.

We commit to report according to high international standards combined with specific targets in line with our strategy.

SEB's impact in numbers 2023

61.5
billion SEK in sustainable financing in line with SEB’s Green Bond Framework
2,837
number of total engagement dialogues with portfolio companies
45%
of SEB's top senior management are women
70,000
number of people coached in entrepreneurship
119%
increase of SEB green mortgages 2021-2023, from 7.9 billion to 17.3 billion SEK
26
million number of customers reached via microfinance institutions

Sustainability ratings

As we continuously strengthen our sustainability work, we see an increased interest from customers, investors and analysts in how we develop and perform. We aim to meet our stakeholders' expectations on transparency and choose to disclose ESG ratings based on the monitoring from major external assessors.

Rating institute 2023 2022 2021 2020
CDP B B− B D
ISS ESG C C C C
MSCI ESG AA AA AA AA
Sustainalytics ESG Risk rating 24.2 24.0 22.4 23.9
Fair Finance Guide n/a 68% n/a 53%


CDP:
Rating scale A–D. Average for the financial sector in 2022 was B.
ISS ESG: Rating scale A+ to D–.
MSCI ESG: Rating scale AAA–CCC.
Sustainalytics: Rating scale 0–10 negligible, 10–20 low, 20–30 medium, 30–40 high, 40+ severe.
Fair Finance Guide in Sweden regularly maps Swedish banks' guidelines on what sustainability requirements the banks place on companies they finance or invest in, and how transparently the banks report their sustainability work.

Contact us

SEB's sustainability experts have extensive knowledge in areas such as climate and financing solutions, sustainable investments and regulatory development in the European Union.

 

Reach out to our sustainability contacts