NIB Nordic Investment Bank

Nordic Investment Bank

Nordic Investment Bank

International financial institution of the Nordic and Baltic countries

NIB's vision is a prosperous and sustainable Nordic-Baltic region. NIB finances projects that improve competitiveness and the environment of the Nordic and Baltic countries.

To improve competitiveness of its member countries, the NIB-financed projects support productivity growth through

  • technical progress and innovation
  • development of human capital
  • improvements in infrastructure
  • increased market efficiency

In terms of the environment, NIB lends to projects that lead to

  • improved resource efficiency
  • development of a competitive low carbon economy
  • protection of the environment and its ecosystem services
  • development of clean technology

The Bank offers long-term loans and guarantees on competitive market terms to its clients in the private and public sectors. Projects considered for financing are viewed from a sustainable growth perspective.

NIB is an international financial institution owned by Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden. The Bank has lending operations both in and outside its member countries.

NIB acquires the funds for its lending by borrowing on the international capital markets. NIB's bonds enjoy the highest possible credit rating. 

  • AR2015

News

NIB invited as observer to EU High-Level Expert Group on sustainable finance

In 2017, NIB is participating as observer to an expert group set up to provide recommendations for the European Commission on sustainable finance.

19 Jan 2017

Category A project for disclosure

In accordance with its Sustainability Policy and Guidelines, NIB publishes information on a waste-to-energy project in Kaunas, Lithuania. The information is available for 30 days starting from 16 January 2017.

16 Jan 2017

NIB launches SME loan facility with Sparbanken Skåne

The facility will finance SME and small mid-cap investments in a broad range of sectors in southern Sweden.

23 Dec 2016


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