Among other green bond transactions, NIB has acquired securities issued by Entra ASA, a Norwegian real estate company that specialises in developing and managing energy efficient buildings. Photo: Entra ASA
NIB starts disclosing its purchases of green bonds. First eight transactions have been published on the Bank’s website.
Information on purchases made so far is available on this page. This page has been established in the chapter Loans of NIB’s website because investing in green bonds broadens the Bank’s outreach to financing environmental projects. The new page will be kept updated on a regular basis.
Earlier this year, NIB allocated EUR 500 million to be invested in green bonds issued by companies or municipalities in its member countries. The investments will be used to finance projects aimed at improving the environment and mitigating climate change, in conformity with NIB’s mandate criteria.
A loan to Bergen–Os Bompengeselskap AS will finance the construction of a new section of the E39 motorway in Hordaland County.
15 Mar 2018
NIB has provided a loan agreement of NOK 400 million to the Norwegian dairy company Tine.
14 Mar 2018
In 2017, NIB continued to expand its lending operations. Loans aimed at improving productivity supported investments in R&D, infrastructure and energy. On the environmental side, the focus was on wastewater treatment.
13 Mar 2018
NIB has participated in Lithuania’s first green bond issuance made by the country’s leading energy company Lietuvos Energija. This is the Bank's first investment in a green bond issued in the Baltic countries.
14 Jul 2017
NIB is extending its cooperation with arrangers for green bonds. The cooperation with other banks is helping NIB to develop and support green financing.
17 Nov 2016
NIB has agreed to cooperate with Handelsbanken, Nordea and SEB as arrangers for its green bond purchases. This helps NIB to support the green bond market and develop the financing of environmental projects.
14 Sep 2016
NIB allocates EUR 500 million to be invested in green bonds issued by companies or municipalities in its member countries.
21 Apr 2016