By Dominic Chopping
STOCKHOLM--Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB said Wednesday that it has established an external sustainability advisory board to provide insight on sustainability matters from experts outside the financial industry to better prepare the bank to meet sustainability challenges.
The Sweden-based bank said the external sustainability advisory board consists of leading experts within the sustainability field, including Bo Becker, professor of finance at Stockholm School of Economics; Gretchen C. Daily, professor of environmental science at Stanford University; Carl Folke, professor of natural resource management at the Stockholm Resilience Center; and Tomas Naucler, global co-leader of sustainability at McKinsey.
"The aim with SEB External Sustainability Advisory Board is to allow SEB to discuss and test theses, theories and ideas concerning different subjects within sustainability with experts representing diverse experience and professions within this field," SEB said.
"This will help SEB increase its knowledge and awareness, and make the bank better equipped to identify future challenges and opportunities," it said.
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