As a major player in the financial market, we can play a part in financing future sustainable innovations. At the same time, by factoring sustainability risks into our decisions, we can reduce social and ecological risks and contribute to a more sustainable business community.
By issuing Green Bonds, Swedbank has the opportunity to promote and support the long-term development of sustainable solutions through financing sustainable innovations and services. In line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), Agenda 2030, Swedbank’s Green Bonds will promote the following goals: SDG7 Affordable and Clean Energy, SDG9 Industry, innovation and infrastructure, SDG11 Sustainable Cities and Communities, SDG13 Climate Action and SDG15 Life on land.
The Swedbank Green Bond Framework is consistent with the Green Bond Principles 2017 (GBP)*. Swedbank has obtained a second party opinion from DNV-GL on the Swedbank Green Bond Framework and Green Bond Assets. The framework as described on this website is applicable for all Swedbank Green Bonds.
Green bond transaction
The inaugural Green bond is a senior unsecured bond which rank pari passu with all other senior unsecured bonds of the issuer and is issued out of the GMTN (Global Medium Term Note) programme.