The Group’s external financing is conducted through the bond market and banking system. During the year, The Stena Metall Group issued its first green bond, to the value of 800 million SEK, which will mature in five years. This sum has been earmarked to fund the Stena Nordic Recycling Center. New technology is being continuously introduced at the facility in response to rapid developments within the industry and to achieve the highest possible recycling rates in industrial recycling.
Compliance with the Green Bonds Principles has been reviewed by an independent analysis institute and received a "Dark Green" rating – the highest possible ranking for projects and solutions that live up to the long-term vision of a future with low carbon emissions and reduced climate impact.