|Date joined:||6 April, 2020|
|Initiatives:||Principles for Responsible Banking|
SpareBank 1 Nordvest is a local bank in the northwest of Norway. For 180 years, the bank has been a significant contributor to regional development. The bank offers a complete range of financial services including loans, savings, counseling, insurance and pensions for individuals, businesses, the public sector and others within the region.
Sparebank 1 Nordvest wishes to use its collected resources to make it easier for companies and individuals to make sustainable choices economically, socially and environmentally. The bank seeks to build knowledge and adapt to changes in its own activities, including consulting and sales, investment and credit decisions, production and operations. We want to do this by involving customers, employees, partners and suppliers to contribute to sustainable solutions.
The purpose of Sparebank 1 Nordvest’s strategy is to promote sustainable development to all its stakeholders. The work ensures that all business areas integrate sustainability as a focal part of the bank’s work, and both individually and collectively contribute to sustainable development. It aims to work sustainably to make its own business a solid and independent bank.
Sparebank 1 Nordvest shall have a responsible and sustainable business behavior that is in line with UN’s sustainability goals. The bank also wants to inspire and help as many people as they can – customers, employees, suppliers and partners, to make sustainable choices everyday.
Working together towards sustainability is crucial for Sparebank 1 Nordvest. The bank believes everyone needs to take part in this development, and it would like to cooperate with others to reach this goal.