Green bond framework

To support SpareBank 1 SMN’s CSR Strategy, the bank has developed a Green Bond Framework in line with the ICMA Green Bond Principles. With this framework, SpareBank 1 SMN will support the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), and the eligible categories relates to and promotes the following SDGs:

7. Affordable and Clean Energy

8. Decent Work and Economic Growth

11. Sustainable Cities and Communities

12. Responsible Production and Consumption

13. Climate Action

14. Life Below Water

15. Life on Land

The eligible categories in the framework are:

  • Green residential and commercial buildings
  • Eco-efficient and circular economy adapted products, production technologies and processes with selected sustainability certifications
  • Clean transportation
  • Environmentally sustainable management of living natural resources and land use
  • Renewable energy

SpareBank 1 SMN has appointed Multiconsult as advisor to identify the most energy efficient residential and commercial buildings and calculate the impact of green buildings, clean transportation and renewable energy. The second party opinion on the framework is provided by Sustainalytics.

Documents

Green Bond Framework

Sustainalytics Second Party Opinion

Multiconsult Assessment Report

Allocation report

Impact report

Investor presentation

Multiconsult – Report on Commercial Real Estate