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Cases and feature stories

Cases and feature stories

Active planning for passive houses in Knivsta

23 Nov 2017

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.

Porvoo children enjoy improved school facilities

23 Nov 2017

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.

Visitors boost economic recovery in Iceland

20 Nov 2017

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.

Espoo: The metro is not just a line

19 Nov 2017

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.

NIB at COP23: Customers see opportunities in green financing

14 Nov 2017

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.

NIB’s green investors get deeper insight into projects they finance

6 Oct 2017 NIB Green investor event 2017

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.

Skanska: making the most of smart and green

1 Sep 2017 Skanska Poland

“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 to discuss environmental financing at Almedalen Week

13 Jun 2017 Almedalen Week

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.

Kaliningrad inaugurates long-expected wastewater treatment plant

12 Jun 2017

The new wastewater treatment plant eliminates a major Baltic Sea pollution hotspot. Equipped with state-of-the-art technologies, the plant is big enough to treat all of the city’s effluent.

NIB contributes to revision of Green Bond Principles

12 Jun 2017 Green Bond Principles

“The Green Bond Principles help to define the key role debt markets can play in funding environmentally friendly projects and support issuers in transitioning their business model towards greater sustainability", says Jens Hellerup, Head of Funding & Investor Relations at NIB.


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NIB signs loan agreement with Husqvarna for R&D investments

A seven-year maturity loan agreement to finance Husqvarna AB's R&D investments 2017–2019.

5 Jan 2018

NIB opens 2018 Kauri market with NZD 400m transaction

The Bank's five-year NZD 400 million transaction has become inaugural in the New Zealand bond market this year.

5 Jan 2018

NIB finances Ericsson’s 5G research programme

A loan to the Swedish telecom company Ericsson will finance a research programme for the development of 5G mobile technology.

22 Dec 2017