A new loan to Finnish water chemistry company Kemira Oyj will be used to finance research at the newly established Centre for water efficiency excellence.
Speaking at NEREC in Oslo, Harro Pitkänen, NIB Head of Business Development and Control, underlined that investment needs in the energy sector grow hand-in-hand with new challenges in the financial market.
Speaking at the Baltic Economic Forum in Riga, NIB President Johnny Åkerholm stressed the role of public and private resources in ensuring the accessibility of financing for growth strategy.
A new environmental loan will help Swedish Boliden nearly triple its capacity for recycling electronic scrap.
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Speakers at a seminar, hosted by NIB and NEFCO during the World Water Week in Stockholm, called for concrete projects to be identified for improving the health of the Baltic Sea.
NIB has provided a loan totalling USD 85 million to Sweden’s steel manufacturer SSAB to finance the expansion of one of the company’s plants in Borlänge, Sweden.
According to NIB President Johnny Åkerholm, although the euro will not offer the same stability in few years to come as in the early 2000s, the single currency remains Europe's best option.
In accordance with NIB's revised environmental policy, projects with potentially extensive environmental impacts (category A) are made publicly available by NIB for comment before the Bank makes a decision on financing the project.
Information on the A projects Länsimetro (Finland) and Vilnius Western bypass road (Lithuania) is available for 30 days since 2 July 2010.
NIB has signed a loan agreement with Swedish Skanska and British Innisfree totalling SEK 1,500 million for financing the construction of the New Karolinska Solna Hospital in Sweden.