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Sustainability bonds

The Sustainability Bond Framework enables SEK to raise capital on international capital markets to projects with green and social benefits.

The Sustainability Bond Framework is an umbrella framework, including different types of bonds. Under this framework SEK can issue Green bonds, Social Bonds or Sustainability Bonds (which is the combination of the Green and Social bonds). The goal of the Sustainability framework is to finance and refinance projects corresponding to the trajectory of the Paris Agreement and projects contributing to social benefits.

Already in 2015, SEK launched its first Green Bond Framework. This new Sustainability Bond Framework includes several developments such as social bonds; alignment with the EU taxonomy and an SDG mapping methodology.

The rationale for SEK to issue green and social bonds is to promote Swedish environmental and social solutions in international projects as well as to promote the transition of Sweden to become a climate neutral export nation. SEK has a long term goal to have a climate neutral lending portfolio at the latest 2045.

 

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  1. PwC ISAE 3000 Report SEK Green bond framework Q4 2023

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  2. PwC ISAE 3000 Green Bond Q2 2023

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  3. SEK Green Bond Letter 2023

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  4. Green Bond Letter 2022

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  5. PwC ISAE SEK Green Bonds Q4 2022

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  6. PwC: ISAE 3000 July 15, 2022

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  7. Green Bond Presentation Forth Quarter 2023

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  8. Sustainability Bond Framework

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  9. Cicero's Second Opinion

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  10. IFI's Framework

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  11. SEK Green Bond Framework

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  12. Cicero's Second Opinion

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  13. How we calculate the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions

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