VEF Sustainability Report 2023

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April 19, 2024

VEF is excited to announce the publication of our fourth annual Sustainability Report. As a sustainability-focused investment company, we invest in companies that positively contribute to the markets they operate in, and are happy to share our progress on this work over the past year.

‘In the past year, we have delivered on our sustainability agenda on multiple fronts. As part of this, I am pleased to see that our portfolio companies have committed to our ESG and Responsible Finance Principles, with almost all companies signing on in the year,’ comments Helena Caan Mattsson, Head of Sustainability at VEF.

Some sustainability highlights from 2023:

🌍74% of portfolio value is in impactful companies, who contribute to financial inclusion and fairness, and facilitate access to renewable energy.

📊 SEK 500 mln allocated to portfolio companies under the Sustainability Bond Framework.

📑 93% of portfolio companies have committed to VEF ESG and Responsible Finance Principles.

⚖️ 50/50 gender balance on the VEF Board.

Learn more by reading the report, available here.