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Environmental data

This is a sample of Swedbank's environmental data. For complete results reporting, download the ESG Factbook.

Environmental reporting

Environmental reporting 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Emissions tonnes CO2e 11 646 25 014 26 983 29 342 37 357
Energy consumption MWh 78 767 93 087 105 425 114 658 116 335
Electricity consumption in our offices
(MWh)
40 447 51 687 57 598 65 379 66 158
Renewable electricity as a share of total
electricity consumption (%)
98 82 90 82 69
Recycled waste (tonnes) 440 437 406 401 473
Incinerated waste (tonnes) 328 315 335 317 312
Landfill waste (tonnes) 297 153 276 220 363
Hazardous waste (tonnes) 1.7 3      
Water consumption m3/FTE 5 7 8 7 8
Paper consumption tonnes 1 137 1 100 1 184 1 075 929

ESG bonds ( (Swedbank arranger)¹

ESG bonds (Swedbank arranger)¹ 2020 2019 2018 2017

Transactions arranged by Swedbank (number)

63 51

30

12

Total volume that Swedbank arranged during the year (SEKbn)

36.6 25.3

15.1

3.5

Share in relation to total volume that Swedbank arranged during the year

23.8 14

11

3

Total volume that Swedbank arranged from the start

91.2 54.6

29.3

14.2

1) Swedbank AB issuer of ESG bonds (Green, Social and Sustainable bonds).

 

 

Green Lending LC&I

Green Lending LC&I 2020 2019 2018

Total volume of green loans (SEKbn)

13.22 11.99 9.67
Total volume of loans to the public excluding repos & SNDO (SEKbn) 223 223 222
Share of green loans vs total credit/loan business excluding repos & SNDO (%) 5.93 5.38 4.36

Carbon footprint¹ 

Carbon footprint¹  2020 2019 2018
Carbon footprint of equity funds, weighted average (tonnes CO2e)²  SEKm) 
6 7 10
Total GHG emissions (million tonnes CO2e)³  2.4 3.5 5.5

1) Refers to holdings in equity funds. Shareholdings in blend funds are not included.

2) Method in accordance with TCFD’s recommendations. Weighted average emission intensity Scope 1+2, tonnes CO2e/SEKm. The portfolio company’s GHG emissions distributed by portfolio weight, i.e. the value of the company investment in relation to the portfolio value.

3) Method in accordance with TCFD’s recommendations. Total CO2e emissions from equity fund portfolios based on ownership interests in the portfolio companies.

Virtual meetings

Virtual meetings 2020 2019 2018
Number of digital conferences (million)¹ 1.5 0.42 0.31
Number digital conference attendees ( million)¹ 4 1.69 1.20
¹Digital meetings through Skype.and Teams