"Creative solutions will be needed to address climate change, energy efficiency and pollution. Effective policy and technological innovation can help tackle these challenges", said Cecilia Repinski at NIB's Green Finance for the Future event in Stockholm.
In 2018, NIB is carrying on its strategy for acquiring funds, which includes issuing global benchmarks and continuing the green bond programme, accompanied by smaller deals in various currencies.
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.
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.
Recent capacity expansions at Keflavík Airport have increased comfort and convenience for travellers flying into Iceland, a country whose economy recovery has been helped by a thriving tourism industry.
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.
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.
The Bank's Funding team invited investors in its environmental bonds to visit projects they help finance. Read a report on NIB's second annual Green Investor event.
“Most people are not aware of the strain the building sector is putting on the planet", says Adam Targowski, Sustainability Manager at Skanska Commercial Development Europe. “The good thing is that we know how to make a difference.”
NIB welcomes you to attend a panel debate on the need for a green transition and ways to finance it the Almedalen Week Monday 3 July.
A loan to SKR Spallation AB will finance the construction of research facilities at the site of the European Spallation Source in Southern Sweden.
16 Feb 2018
A loan to the Swedish mining and smelting company Boliden Mineral AB will finance investments at a copper mine and a smelter in northern Sweden.
14 Feb 2018
A loan to the Swedish real estate company Hemsö Fastighets AB will finance the construction of the “Patienten” life science centre for ophthalmology in Solna, Sweden.
5 Feb 2018
Trelleborg AB (Sweden) (15 Feb 2018)
SKR Spallation AB (Sweden) (15 Feb 2018)
Development Bank of Southern Africa (South Africa) (1 Feb 2018)