Swedbank’s Sustainability Indicators for the Nordics and the Baltics
- Sweden leads in environmental protection but lags Nordic peers in other areas
- No Nordic country on track to meet environmental goals in Agenda 2030
- All Nordic countries perform well on governance and on social inclusion
Sustainability Indicators monitor the progress towards the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, summarised in four pillars: (E) environmental protection, (S) social inclusion, (G) governance, and (G) medium term growth. Among the Nordics, Norway comes out as a leader. Norway scores the best in two pillars out of four – social inclusion and governance. Sweden is the leader in environmental protection, while Denmark leads in sustainable medium-term growth. Norway also leads with 19 indicators out of 41 at top marks, followed by Sweden with 15 and Finland with 14. Meanwhile, Denmark performs worst, with only 10.
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