Bringing real value to society

NFU Blog 2019-10-10NFU Blog In the end of summer, both The Economist and The New York Times headlined articles declaring that big business now are moving from shareholder maximization and towards a broader social responsibility. This following of a statement by the...

Advice as driver for Financial Inclusion

NFU Blog NFU Blog Financial inclusion should be a priority for all governments and the financial sector. Helping to widen the net to those, who up until now, have been unable to access services and products, and being able to make accurate decisions based on those...

Sustainability in the Spotlight

NFU Blog 2019-10-09NFU Blog From discussions on Agenda 2030, to the need for climate action now, to new partnerships and projects, to global warming, gender pay gap, to Greta sailing over the Atlantic, and more. Undoubtedly, you have read about or recall seeing at...

EU elections – Why I’m voting this time

NFU Blog 2019-05-09NFU Blog With the elections for the European Parliament coming up, we take a closer look at why it is so important for all of us to vote and reflect on what happens if we don’t. It’s about that time again. You know, the time when we have to go vote...

Financial crash remembered

NFU Blog 2018-09-17NFU Blog, NFU News Arvid Ahrin General Secretary Email: aal@nordicfinancialunions.org Phone: +46 708 522 443 Twitter: @AhrinNFU This past Saturday it was ten years since the Lehman Brothers crash. Its bankruptcy has come to symbolize the financial...

Labour rights and sustainable finance

NFU Blog 2018-06-15NFU Blog Over the past year, NFU has taken important steps to empower finance employees and strengthen finance’s role in society as the EU formulates its agenda for sustainable finance. The fight for minimum safeguards for human rights and labour...