Finland’s demographic change has made long-term investments in healthcare necessary. The new hospital in Espoo gives an example of what future healthcare centres in Finland could look like.
“We are developing solutions that allow people to live their lives without limitations. Mobility is key to independence”, says Dr. Þorvaldur Ingvarsson at Össur in an interview with NIB Newsletter.
In 2016, 15% of NIB's loans agreed during the year was provided for wastewater treatment, mostly in Sweden. The pipeline of these projects is expanding, reflecting the demand for improvements in growing communities.
"The financing from NIB is very competitive, and since the Bank analyses the projects it funds, the loan has become a quality stamp for Vasakronan’s brand”, says Fredrik Wirdenius, CEO of Vasakronan.
The Kauri market's turning ten. For NIB, the market's second largest issuer, the past decade was an opportunity to diversify its investor portfolio and - plant trees! NIB's bonds have added 600 young kauris in a forest near Auckland.
“Finland’s energy policy aims for the advancement of biomass, wind and solar energy, but hydropower will be just as consequential", says Mr Jani Ollila, CFO of Kemijoki Oy.
In line with previous years, NIB’s strategy is to complete one to three global benchmarks, complemented by public and private issues to maintain a diversified portfolio of currencies and a global investor base.
“A convenient public transport service is a prerequisite for any city aspiring to high environmental standards and social equality”, says Stefan Wallin of Stockholm County Council's traffic administration.
Finland's grocery sector has grown price-conscious in recent years. Discounters, such as German Lidl, are well-placed to profit in the challenging climate.
New electricity data hubs are expected to cut peak demand and open up to innovations such as consumers storing or selling self-generated renewable energy.
A long-term loan agreement with the Swedish airport operator Swedavia AB will finance the construction of a new pier at Stockholm Arlanda Airport.
21 Dec 2017
NIB's loan will be used for the renovation of university buildings in Ukraine for better energy efficiency and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
21 Dec 2017
A loan to the Norwegian toll road company Ryfast AS will finance the construction of an undersea tunnel system in Rogaland County, Norway.
21 Dec 2017
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Swedavia AB (Sweden) (21 Dec 2017)