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2019.10.10 | NFU Blog

Bringing real value to society

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 from the CEO’s of some of the world’s largest businesses, redefining the purpose of public companies. The purpose should no longer be the maximization of shareholder value, but to serve both its shareholders and stakeholders. 
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2019.10.10 | NFU Blog

Advice as driver for Financial Inclusion

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 customers’ information, is an integral part of bringing about a more social Europe and giving everyone a fair chance at life.
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2019.10.09 | NFU Blog

Sustainability in the Spotlight

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 least one of these happenings in recent months - and for a good reason.
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2019.10.10 | NFU Blog

Bringing real value to society

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 from the CEO’s of some of the world’s largest businesses, redefining the purpose of public companies. The purpose should no longer be the maximization of shareholder value, but to serve both its shareholders and stakeholders. 
Read more
2019.10.10 | NFU Blog

Advice as driver for Financial Inclusion

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 customers’ information, is an integral part of bringing about a more social Europe and giving everyone a fair chance at life.
Read more
2019.10.09 | NFU Blog

Sustainability in the Spotlight

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 least one of these happenings in recent months - and for a good reason.
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2019.05.09 | NFU Blog

EU elections – Why I’m voting this time

It’s about that time again. You know, the time when we have to go vote for which politician to send to the EU, down there in Brussels. It comes around every five years, so  not too often, and you’ve probably been hearing quite a bit about it lately. But there’s a difference isn’t there. Between knowing that you probably should go vote this time and then actually making the effort to go. I know.
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2018.06.15 | NFU Blog

Labour rights and sustainable finance

NFU has taken important steps to empower finance employees and strengthen finance’s role in society as the EU formulates the agenda for sustainable finance. The struggle for minimum safeguards for human rights and labour rights in the green transition, however, continues.
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2019.04.30 | NFU Events

The NFU Conference 2019

The NFU Conference 2019 "Finance for All: Finance for a European Society”, a two-day inspiring discussion on the current and future role of the financial sector for achieving inclusive and sustainable societies, in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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2017.12.06 | NFU Events

Coping with compliance: today and tomorrow

In a new survey, respondents representing 35.000 employees from the finance sector in the Nordic countries evaluate the impact of the new regulatory requirements - and the results are worrying. Nordic Financial Unions (NFU) invites you to a conference to discuss effects, trends and the future of financial regulation.
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