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Decentralised working methods and trust and respect for the individual

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Decentralised working methods, and trust in and respect for the individual are integral to our corporate culture. Our employees are given a high degree of responsibility and authority to make decisions in all kinds of matters relating to our customers and operations. This way of working creates commitment and opportunities for every employee to make an impact on the Bank’s operations. 

At Handelsbanken, everyone is important. Gender equality, diversity and an inclusive corporate culture are part of our core values and form a natural part of our daily work. The diversity of our backgrounds and experience enables us all to contribute to the business with different perspectives. 

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A wide branch network

We have extensive branch networks in our home markets Sweden, Norway, the Netherlands and the UK. In addition, we are present in Luxembourg and the USA to support customers from our home markets.

Employees all over the world

Close to 12,000 employees

At Handelsbanken we are close to 12,000 employees. More than 40 per cent are employed outside Sweden. In 2022, 43 per cent of all managers were women. 

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A top-rated bank

Handelsbanken is one of the world's strongest banks, with high ratings from leading independent credit rating agencies. 

Shared values and a strong corporate culture

Our shared values and strong corporate culture are vital to our success. They are the foundation on which we stand. Our core values are:

  • focus on relationships
  • being business-oriented
  • a high degree of responsibility
  • trust and respect for the individual 
  • together creating a positive work environment
  • gender equality, diversity and an inclusive culture.
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Framework for gender equality, diversity and inclusion at Handelsbanken

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At Handelsbanken, we strive to have an inclusive work culture, with trust and respect for all individuals. Diversity is one of the key factors in creating profitability and being an attractive employer. The Bank must reflect the diversity of the communities in which we work. We endeavour to achieve and maintain a balanced gender representation in the various roles in and parts of the Bank.

Working with gender equality, diversity and an inclusive corporate culture is a fundamental part of Handelsbanken’s values and culture, and should also be a natural and integral part of our day-to-day work. All business plans include goals and activities that promote gender equality, diversity and an inclusive culture. 

Career opportunities

Handelsbanken is one of the major banks in Sweden. We have grown internationally by establishing our business model in selected markets. Whether you are at the beginning of your career or taking the next step, we can offer the opportunity to develop in different professional roles, in different areas of the Bank or in different countries where the Bank operates. 

We have extensive branch networks in our home markets Sweden, Norway, the Netherlands and the UK. In addition, we are present in Luxembourg and the USA to support customers from our home markets.

 - Handelsbanken.se