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  • Category A Category A project for disclosure

    In accordance with its Sustainability Policy and Guidelines, NIB publishes information on the construction of a new hydropower plant in Finland. The information is available for 30 days starting from 1 December 2017. (1 Dec 2017)
  • NIB lends for municipal investments in Tartu, Estonia

    A loan to the City of Tartu will finance municipal investments in road infrastructure and education institutions. (30 Nov 2017)

Articles:

  • Espoo: The metro is not just a line

    The metro will not only cut carbon emissions by some 40% in the public transport corridor of the metropolitan region, it will affect daily routines, the way the city looks and even the school system. (19 Nov 2017)
  • Active planning for passive houses in Knivsta

    The Swedish town of Knivsta is experiencing some of the fastest population growth in the country. Providing a sustainable living environment for all is the municipality's main priority. (23 Nov 2017)
  • Porvoo children enjoy improved school facilities

    With an impressive investment programme of EUR 100 million, Finland’s second-oldest city of Porvoo is upgrading its school centres, and literally investing in its future. This investment will have a positive effect on the city for a long time, says Raija Vaniala, the city’s head of finance. (23 Nov 2017)
  • NIB at COP23: Customers see opportunities in green financing

    At the Nordic Finance Day at COP23 in Bonn, the role of the financial industry in combating climate change and promoting green financing was discussed in the panel debate on financing the green transition. (14 Nov 2017)

Interviews and opinions:

  • Financing energy efficiency: the forgotten fuel

    Energy efficiency is an often overlooked way of saving costs. NIB is looking into untapped potential for reducing energy intensity in the Nordic–Baltic industries. Read more in a column by Patrik Marckert, Senior Manager Origination. (31 Oct 2017)
  • “Physical impacts originally anticipated over a much longer time are being observed across the globe today. This translates into financial risk and the leading financiers understand that”, says Kristina Alnes, Senior Advisor, at CICERO Center for Int CICERO: Climate change pushes up financial risk

    “Physical impacts originally anticipated over a much longer time are being observed across the globe today. This translates into financial risk and the leading financiers understand that”, says Kristina Alnes, Senior Advisor, at CICERO Center for International Climate Research Oslo. (23 Nov 2017)
  • Nordic action on climate change: towards carbon-neutral economy

    The Nordic Council of Ministers has issued a 2017 edition of “Nordic Action on Climate Change”, to portray actions the Nordic countries are taking to speed the transition to sustainable low-carbon societies. (20 Nov 2017)

29 Nov 2017

City of Tartu (Estonia)

EUR 20 million

Infrastructure, transportation and telecom

27 Nov 2017

Volvofinans Bank AB (publ) (Sweden)

EUR 50.8 million

Financial institutions and SMEs

23 Nov 2017

Landsnet hf. (Iceland)

EUR 42.51 million

Energy and environment

22 Nov 2017

Sparebanken Øst (Norway)

EUR 31.96 million

Financial institutions and SMEs

16 Nov 2017

Glitre Energi AS (Norway)

EUR 41 million

Energy and environment

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