Cooperation between NIB and NEFCO in Ukraine is an example of how the two IFIs complement each other in financing environmental improvement, says Magnus Rystedt, NEFCO’s Managing Director, in an interview with NIB Newsletter.
The demand for cleaner food is growing stronger, and so is the need for new product development. Søren Westh Lonning, CFO of Chr. Hansen, weighs in on the importance of R&D and the right kind of financing.
"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.
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