On 17 November 2021, SEB will hold a digital event where we will outline SEB’s sustainability strategy going forward, including new ambitions and goals within the climate area, and our role in supporting our customers in the transition to a more sustainable future. At the event, titled Accelerating change – partnering for a sustainable transition, we will also explore how collaboration and partnerships between business, politics and society can drive the transformation.

Media and analysts are, along with customers, shareholders, investors and other interested parties, invited to listen in to the event, which will be held in English. It will be broadcast on 17 November 2021 at 15:00–15:00 (Latvia time) at sebgroup.com/accelerating, where a replay will be available afterwards.

After the event, at 18:15 (Latvia time), SEB’s President and CEO Johan Torgeby and SEB’s Chief Sustainability Officer Hans Beyer will be available for a Q&A session with analysts. Analysts who wish to participate can call +44 (0)2071 928 000 and use conference ID 5678797. For media who wish to request an interview, please contact press@seb.se.

Speakers and participants

Marcus Wallenberg, Chair of SEB’s Board of Directors, will open the event. SEB’s President and CEO Johan Torgeby will present SEB's sustainability strategy going forward, including new ambitions and goals. Other speakers include Hans Beyer, SEB’s Chief Sustainability Officer, and Elisabet Jamal Bergström, Head of Sustainability at SEB Investment Management, who together with heads of SEB’s divisions will outline how they work with sustainability today and what their focus will be going forward.

The event will also feature a discussion about the future of fossil fuels, in which SEB’s President and CEO Johan Torgeby, Fortum's CEO Markus Rauramo, Aker's CEO Øyvind Eriksen and Jakob König from Fair Finance Guide will participate. Other speakers at the event include Sweden’s chief climate negotiator Mattias Frumerie, who will provide insights from the then recently concluded UN Climate Change Conference COP26 in Glasgow, and Sweden’s Minister for Financial Markets Åsa Lindhagen.

For more information about the event, please visit: sebgroup.com/accelerating

For further information, contact: 
Kristine Šonmane, Organisational Communication Manager
+37126102288
kristine.sonmane@ seb.lv

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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