NIB finances projects in various sectors, including, for example: investments in infrastructure, such as energy and transport; investments improving the environment; and large investments by the corporate sector such as in research and development, the improvement of manufacturing processes and the internationalisation of businesses.
NIB's four business areas are: energy and environment; infrastructure, transportation and telecom; industries and services; financial institutions and SMEs.
The Bank has developed a set of guiding principles for lending in the energy sector:
NIB channels financing to projects of small and medium-sized enterprises through intermediaries.
The breakdown of NIB lending into sectors is shown in the graph below:
|Energy & environment||4%|
|Industries & services||73%|
|Infrastructure, transport & telecom||23%|
|Financial institutions & SMEs||0%|
A loan to Lidl Suomi Ky will finance the construction of a new warehouse in Järvenpää and investments in new Lidl stores in Finland.
16 Jun 2017
On 18 July, the EU High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance will arrange a public hearing on the its interim report. Stakeholders are encouraged to provide feedback to the European Commission and the Group on ways to establish a more sustainable financial system.
14 Jun 2017
The project is part of a NIB-co-financed investment programme of improving wastewater treatment in the country.
8 Jun 2017