Consumers think we are Norway's most sustainable bank - thank you!

For the third year in a row, Norwegian consumers have ranked SpareBank 1, including SpareBank 1 Østlandet, Norway's number 1 sustainable bank.

Sustainable Brand Index™ is Europe’s largest independent brand study focused on sustainability.

First Norwegian bank to sign the Principles for Responsible Banking

On 22 September 2019, SpareBank 1 Østlandet became one of the Founding Signatories of the Principles for Responsible Banking, committing to strategically align its business with the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. By signing the principles, SpareBank 1 Østlandet joins a coalition of 130 banks worldwide in committing to taking on a crucial role in helping to achieve a sustainable future.

Among the top companies

The Goverance Group scores SpareBank 1 Østlandet among the top companies on Oslo Stock Exchange when it comes to ESG reporting. 


Sustainable Edge: Climate risk assessment for companies

The financial sector is requesting more practical information on climate risk. SpareBank 1 Østlandet takes part in the project ‘Sustainable Edge,’ which is developing a tool for investors and creditors to understand how well-aligned a company’s business activities are with the transition to a low carbon economy.

Contact Head of Sustainability

Karoline Bakka Hjertø
Head of Sustainability
0047 99 22 73 03