“There will be demand for NIB’s financing in the future in the region and more widely”, says Sven Sester, Estonia's Minister of Finance, who chaired the NIB Governors meeting in 2016.
Kaspars Āboliņš (Latvia), appointed the Chairman of NIB's Board of Directors for the next two years, says that NIB's revised strategy will help fill market gaps in dealing with smaller businesses.
DCT Gdansk is carrying out one of Europe’s largest maritime infrastructure projects. The expansion started off with a grant from the Northern Dimension Partnership on Transport and Logistics.
Waste is too expensive to throw it away. Today’s Sweden shows a great example of turning waste into energy. It is a recycling revolution we are witnessing, says Dr Raziyeh Khodayari to NIB Newsletter.
"Interest from regional authorities in green bonds will grow, as investors are declaring an intention to increase green bond holdings”, says Frida Korneliusson of the Stockholm County Council.
It is tempting to believe Norway is an oil-driven economy. The correlation between oil prices and the Norwegian economy, however, is not quite as clear-cut as many believe. Read a column by Norwegian economic analyst Kyrre M. Knudsen.
Bengt Dennis, a member of the Bank's first Board of Directors in 1976, gives an account of events leading up to the establishment of NIB 40 years ago. "The third attempt to launch the bank was made in late 1974 and early 1975, and proved successful."
"One day, all undertakings of the financial markets should be green, long-term and sustainable—without special labels", writes Swedish climate economist Klas Eklund in his column for the NIB Newsletter.
Sewage sludge has remarkable potential in many economic areas, but in most cases is still disposed of in landfills. HELCOM is developing a new Recommendation to promote maximum utilisation of sewage sludge.
“The world is benchmarking us. The Arctic ice is melting and new transport corridors are likely to emerge”, says Esko Lotvonen, Mayor of Rovaniemi, a growth centre for Arctic Finland.
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
A loan to Copenhagen Airports A/S will finance capacity investments and expansion projects at Denmark's largest airport.
19 Dec 2017
On 19 December, the city of Petrozavodsk and its water utility PKS inaugurated an upgraded wastewater treatment plant on the shore of Lake Onega.
19 Dec 2017
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