This Corporate ustainability Report, our third, providesin-depth inormation on SEB’s sustainability eforts. We regardit as an important tool in our dialogue with stakeholders.
The report presents all major sustainability initiativeswithin SEB. It is published annually since 2008, cover-ing the preceding scal year, and is intended or SEBstakeholders with a particular interest in sustainabil-ity. ince the last report, published in April 2009, wehave increased the scope o reporting. This refectsboth our new sustainability strategy and eedbackrom our stakeholders showing that they want moreinormation and transparency on our eorts.The report is divided into our sections. The rstincludes our President’s statement and an overviewo the Group. ection two describes our approachto working with sustainability. ection threehighlights our eight sustainable business priorities,which are based on the R reporting guidelinesand ollow leading banking practices. The reportconcludes with our key perormance indicators,which have been revised and expanded.SEB applies international principles or corporatesustainability accounting. We report our resultsaccording to the R 3 Guidelines and to the Finan-cial ervices upplement. We also draw on guidancerom the Greenhouse Gas Protocol or our carbonreporting. We currently account or the CO emis-sions rom operations over which we have control,such as energy and electricity use in our own build-ings, paper consumption and business travel (scope2 and 3 emissions according to the Greenhouse GasProtocol). We include the emissions rom elevencountries, accounting or more than 90 per cent oour income and 98 per cent o our employees.Currently, we report according to level C in the Rapplication level system. Our R compliance tableo contents is ound at www.sebgroup.com/sustain-ability. The report has not been reviewed by anexternal party.
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