A loan to the Swedish property developer Skanska AB will finance the construction of five LEED Platinum certified office buildings in Poland.
A loan to Lidl Suomi Ky will finance the construction of a new warehouse in Järvenpää and investments in new Lidl stores in Finland.
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.
The flow of deals in the Bank’s lending continued to be at a high level, with a total of EUR 610 million in loans agreed and EUR 781 million in loans disbursed, in the first four months of the year.
The project is part of a NIB-co-financed investment programme of improving wastewater treatment in the country.
"NIB is hailing the inauguration of the wastewater facility in Kaliningrad that will protect the marine ecosystems and further decrease the eutrophication of the Baltic Sea”, says Thomas Wrangdahl, NIB’s First Vice President.
The loan to Lithuanian Airports will finance an investment programme aimed at increasing service capacity and reducing the environmental impact of three airports.
At its annual meeting, the Nordic Investment Bank’s Board of Governors approved the Bank’s annual accounts for 2016 and the payment of EUR 55 million as dividends to the member countries.
On 11 May, NIB increased the NIB Environmental Bond 2024 by EUR 500 million to EUR 1 billion to support lending to selected environmental projects.
A new loan programme will finance environmental improvements and projects in selected sectors of the Chinese economy.