NIB Nordic Investment Bank

Cases and feature stories

Cases and feature stories

Green Bond Principles: NIB a candidate for Executive Committee

6 Jun 2016

Since 2011, NIB has become a regular issuer of environmental bonds. This year the Bank has decided to run as a candidate for the Executive Committee of the Green Bond Principles.

Three ancient oaks saved as Fortum Värme builds biofuel CHP

3 Jun 2016 Fortum Värme CHP plant in Värtan, Stockholm

The biofuel-fired combined heat and power plant in Värtan was inaugurated in early May 2016, and it is an important step in developing a sustainable energy supply for Stockholm, Sweden.

"Linköping model": Garbage-to-economy

31 May 2016

Swedish Linköping has launched the most technologically advanced and one of the largest CHP plants in the country. The plant is fired on rubbish—household garbage, industrial waste and waste from abroad—so that nothing is left for the landfill.

Helsinki Airport: Better customer experience under one roof

11 May 2016

One of the major hubs for flights between Europe with Asia, Helsinki is carrying out a EUR 900 million investment programme, designed “to ensure that Helsinki Airport maintains its strong competitive position”, says Ville Haapasaari, director of the airport.

CPH: Engineering a double-deck gateway to Northern Europe

26 Apr 2016

Every year, Copenhagen Airport is investing one billion Danish kroner in improvements and maintenance. This is what it takes to keep up in the competition for the crown of the gateway to Northern Europe.

Buying green bonds a new way to finance environmental projects

21 Apr 2016

NIB is introducing a new financing product. Thomas Wrangdahl, Head of Lending, and Lars Eibeholm, Head of Treasury, explain what NIB is set to achieve and how it will be realised.

NEFCO: 25 years of supporting Nordic cleantech

19 Apr 2016

NEFCO is celebrating its 25th anniversary. A seminar arranged to commemorate the milestone occasion gathered experts in green growth and representatives from the Nordic cleantech community.

Arbejdernes Landsbank: Gearing up for a leap

18 Apr 2016

Arbejdernes, 'Danes' preferred bank' for the seventh year in a row, is eyeing more corporate customers. Before the bank turns hundred years old in 2019, their weight in lending should almost threefold.

E18 in the Nordics: Moving at different speeds

13 Apr 2016 E18

While for the purpose of traffic safety, the speed limit is being reduced on some stretches of E18 in Sweden, Finland is set to launch its fully upgraded part of the motorway in 2017.

NIB’s funding for 2016 on track

3 Mar 2016

The Bank expects to raise approx. EUR 5 billion in new funding this year, and plans two or three global benchmarks as well as smaller public and private deals to maintain a diversified investor base and a mix of currencies.



NIB and Nooa Säästöpankki sign loan facility for SMEs and environmental projects in Finland

A loan programme with Finnish Nooa Säästöpankki Oy will finance investments by SMEs and small-scale environmental projects.

14 Dec 2017

NIB finances transport infrastructure in Täby, Sweden

A loan to the municipality of Täby will finance the construction of a new town hall building and a number of public infrastructure projects.

12 Dec 2017

NIB lends for municipal investments in Tartu, Estonia

A loan to the City of Tartu will finance municipal investments in road infrastructure and education institutions.

30 Nov 2017