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A driving force for sustainable development In the next few years, both Norway and the international community face a significant transition if we are to achieve the climate targets for 2030. As a regional savings bank, we have the power to influence, both through our banking operations and through the projects we get involved in. This presents us with responsibilities and opportunities that we take very seriously. Sparebanken Møre was established in 1985 by the merger of a number of local savings banks. The oldest bank that was part of this merger was Herrøe og Røvde Sparebank, which was founded in 1843. Ever since the first banks saw the light of day, they have played an important social role in their various local communities. The same is true today. The savings bank model contains within itself both the strength and power to contribute to sustainable social development. Sparebanken Møre has also committed itself to being a driving force in this work through the bank’s vision of being the leading driving force for entrepreneurial zeal in Nordvestlandet. Every day.

Sparebanken Møre Annual report 2021

The vision entails us taking a leading role in developing our region. Through knowledge, engagement and returning a significant contribution back to the community, we shall create value for the benefit of people, business and society. In 1987, the Brundtland Commission defined sustainable development as the use of resources that meets today’s needs without destroying the chances of future generations to meet their needs. As a regional actor in Nordvestlandet we are interested in sustainability, growth and development in the communities of which the bank is a part and this will be our area of focus. We will also look at the bank’s sustainability work from a national and global perspective.

A driving force for sustainable development Corporate social responsibility and sustainibility