Sustainability goals for State-owned Enterprises, 2012

Sweden Current 2012

As of 2013 the Board of Directors of all State-owned enterprises are obliged to define sustainability goals for their respective companies. These demands are included in the ownership policy for all state-owned companies. The sustainability goals should be relevant for the business activities of the enterprise and its sustainability challenges, long-term and challenging, possible to follow up, as well as clear and easy to communicate to the public. The State as owner will follow up on these goals in the yearly dialogues between the owner and Board of the enterprises involved.


General sustainability/ESG/non-financial

Industry sectors covered by the instrument

All/none specified

Organizations covered by the instrument

State owned entities

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Mandatory or voluntary


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