The NIB Environmental Bond programme continues to grow. In September, NIB was back in the EUR market with its first EUR-denominated environmental benchmark.
Standard and Poor’s has upgraded NIB's stand-alone credit profile from aa+ to aaa. "This means that NIB’s issuer credit rating doesn’t need any 'uplifting' from the callable capital”, explains Lars Eibeholm, Head of Treasury.
More people are choosing to travel with X2000 trains the operator company SJ AB is now set to upgrade. “The environment will benefit every time a customer chooses to travel by train”, says Crister Fritzson, head of Sweden’s largest train carrier.
A new waste-to-energy plant in Vantaa has helped reduce Helsinki region’s dependence on fossil fuels. Financed with a loan from NIB, the facility burns mixed waste from 1.5 million residents.
It is 3:59 am on 1 July when the first scheduled train sets out from Helsinki’s Central Railway Station on a round trip via Helsinki Airport.
At a panel debate arranged by NIB at Denmark’s People Meeting on Bornholm, we asked the participants how the financial markets can contribute to green growth.
On Friday 12 June, you are welcome to take part in NIB's panel debate on green bonds arranged in cooperation with the Nordic Council and the Nordic Council of Ministers on the Danish island of Bornholm.
To alleviate the pressure of the growing air traffic on Bargen airport, Norwegian Avinor is building a new terminal with enough capacity for ten million passengers a year, almost twice the current capacity.
International financing makes up a substantial part of investments in railway infrastructure. In the past five years, the bank’s long-term financing of railway projects reached EUR 1 billion.
In Lithuania, houses built before 1990 are generally not energy efficient; running them costs taxpayers tens of millions of euros every year. NIB helps the country to continue renovating ageing buildings.
On 18 November, the Helsinki city transport operator HKL launched a 14-kilomtre extension of Helsinki metro line into the city of Espoo.
18 Nov 2017
A loan to the Norwegian regional utility Glitre Energi AS will finance the roll-out of an advanced smart metering system and regional and distribution power grid upgrades.
16 Nov 2017
A new facility, with a maturity of five years, will assist SMEs and small mid-caps in the acquisition of production equipment.
9 Nov 2017
Husqvarna AB (Sweden) (29 Dec 2017)
Swedavia AB (Sweden) (21 Dec 2017)