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Awards 2018

The 125 most powerful women in Swedish business sector's

Birgitte Bonnesen is in second place in the category Managing Directors of listed companies, when the business magazine has listed the most powerful women in the Swedish business sector's. She has, together with the board, set requirements and pursued the issue concerning gender equality for several years.

Liza Jonson is in second place in the category Directors. She leads Sweden's largest fund company and will create value for four million fund investors and at the same time build up the company's sustainability commitment.

Swedbank in place nine in "Equileap's Top 200"

Swedbank is ranked ninth in a ranking of the world's 200 best companies in the field of gender equality. Swedbank is also ranked as the third bank in the world with best gender equality.

Swedbank Robur awarded as the sustainable actor of the year

Swedbank Robur has received the award “the sustainable actor of the year”. The award is based on the results from a report from Söderberg & Partners containing analysis of the entire Swedish savings market. Swedbank Robur gets the prize for its long-term and goal-oriented work with ownership and sustainability issues.

The Allbright Report 2018

Swedbank was ranked as number 32 out of 47 on Allbright's green list of the most equally run companies on the Stockholm Stock 2018.

Awards 2017

Swedbank tops Nordic region’s largest sustainability study

Swedbank was named the most sustainable bank in the Sustainable Brand Index B2B Study, based on responses from decision makers in Sweden’s largest companies.

Anna’s Gender Equality Prize

The award is presented annually in Sweden to a person, company, club, project or work group in the banking and finance industry for efforts to promote gender equality and diversity. This year the prize was given to Swedbank.  

Dow Jones Sustainability Index

The index is one of the most prestigious sustainability rankings for global investors, with a limit for inclusion of 85. Swedbank raised its score significantly, from 77 to 84, surpassing our own goal of 80.


Swedbank won the National Government Employee Pensions Board (SPV) award for Sweden’s best pension information, for the campaign “First Pension Aid” and the collaboration with KIT.

National Responsible Business Awards in Lithuania

Swedbank Latvia was named the country’s most socially engaged company and the one that takes the most social responsibility.

Global Finance

Swedbank won the Best Bank Award in 2017.

Human Development Awards

Swedbank in Latvia won this national award for outstanding contributions to Latvia’s educational system.

Gold Label of Responsible Business

Swedbank in Estonia received the highest award for responsible business by the Responsible Business Forum.

Sustainability Index 2017

Swedbank in Latvia received an award in the gold category.