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Why is having a responsible investing strategy so important?

Why is having a responsible investing strategy so important?

As CEO for Swedbank Robur, the largest asset management company in Sweden, I want to highlight the importance of the financial industry having a sustainable investment strategy; from a financial perspective, an ownership perspective and a customer perspective.

07-06-2011 13:41    Comments    Blog

Sponsoring international INSOL conference

Sponsoring international INSOL conference

Tags: insolvency

03-06-2011 12:32    Comments    Blog

Diversity on the OUT-list

Diversity on the OUT-list

Last week I participated in a panel on diversity in business together with Azita Shariati, head of Sodexo Sweden, and Sara Kullgren, CEO of Oriflame Sweden at a seminar arranged by financial weekly Veckans Affärer. Swedbank was one of the sponsors of this event, which featured speakers like Canadian Ambassador Alexandra Volkoff and our own Minister for Integration, Erik Ullenhag.

Tags: diversity, integration

03-06-2011 09:04    Comments    Blog

Cecilia Skingsley comments on the interest rate

Cecilia Skingsley comments on the interest rate

Tags: bond market, Skingsley, interest rate

01-06-2011 09:50    Comments    Videos

The Estonian Economy, May 31, 2011

Economy blooming despite sketchy labour market developments

Tags: Economy, Estonia, Monthly Newsletter

31-05-2011 08:48    Comments    Publications

Publication of change in the total number of shares and votes in Swedbank

To ensure delivery of shares to the participants in Swedbank’s incentive program 2010 and to cover certain costs in connection with the program Swedbank AB (publ) (Swedbank) has issued and repurchased 1,500,000 C-shares. The number of C-shares has increased from zero to 1,500,000. The number of preferential shares is unchanged 207,264,185 and the number of ordinary shares is unchanged 952,325,992. The total number of shares has consequently increased from 1,159,590,177 with 1,500,000 to 1,161,090,177.

31-05-2011 08:00    Press releases

Swedbank Analysis, May 30, 2011

Lithuania’s productivity is gaining, but pace could be faster

Tags: Analysis, productivity, Lithuania

30-05-2011 12:16    Comments    Publications

President Valdis Zatlers calls for a dismissal of the Parliament

On Saturday night May 28th the President of Latvia Valdis Zatlers announced his decision to propose a dissolution of the Parliament.

30-05-2011 11:41    Comments    Publications

To the Point, May 30, 2011

The welfare state needs a make-over

Tags: welfare, taxes, GDP

30-05-2011 11:05    Comments    Publications

Greece: Can’t Stay and Can’t Leave the Euro

Greece: Can’t Stay and Can’t Leave the Euro

The anxiety in the markets has once again increased due to speculations surrounding the future for Greece.

27-05-2011 13:40    Comments    Blog

Age is a resource, not a box...

Age is a resource, not a box...

Age, age, age . . . why are we in the west, and especially here in Sweden, so age obsessed?

26-05-2011 09:00    Comments    Blog

Proud as a parent

Proud as a parent

I feel as proud as a parent! This bank has received a new prize and not just any prize!

Tags: charity funds

23-05-2011 11:12    Comments    Blog

The Latvian Economy, May 20, 2011

Demographics – can one see a forest behind the trees?

Tags: Latvia, Economy, Monthly Newsletter

20-05-2011 14:48    Comments    Publications

Swedbank Robur has received an award for its non-profit funds

On May 12, Swedbank Robur was awarded as the "Leading European Charity Fund Provider" and received first prize in the "Profit for Non Profit Award” in the category “Charity Funds ".

20-05-2011 09:34    Comments    News

Swedbank Analysis, May 19, 2011

Recent manufacturing trends in Latvia – are there reasons to worry?

Tags: Latvia, economy, Analysis

19-05-2011 11:03    Comments    Publications

Awards to the best participants of the Educational Student Company Programme

On 6 May a fair of Educational Student Companies was organised by Junior Achievement Lithuania in Vilnius, in the administrative building of Swedbank. There, students presented and implemented the best business ideas, introduced, advertised and sold their products and services. The fair was attended by about 350 students – 61 Student Companies – from 42 Lithuanian schools.  

Tags: Award, entrepreneurs, Students

17-05-2011 14:25    Comments    News

Energy & Commodities, May 16, 2011

Reduced risk appetite and uncertain global outlook pressure commodity prices

Tags: Energy, Commodities, Monthly Newsletter

16-05-2011 10:28    Comments    Publications

Swedbank And Friendsdagen - Skansen May 3, 2011

Swedbank And Friendsdagen - Skansen May 3, 2011

Tags: Friends, sponsorship, Backteman, CSR

13-05-2011 09:18    Comments    Videos

Proud to support Junior Achievement

Proud to support Junior Achievement

Tags: Junior Achievement

11-05-2011 13:15    Comments    Blog

Latvian Student Company Of The Year Awarded To Bicycle Company

This year’s winner of the Latvian Student Company of the Year Competition is GoHappy – a manufacturer of bicycle accessories. The main product is bicycle seat caps, inspired by the lifestyle in the Netherlands. Swedbank sponsors the Student Company Program in the Baltic countries.

Tags: Swedbank, Latvia, student, sponsorship

10-05-2011 09:24    Comments    News