Newsletter December 2018



NIB to discuss future of sustainable financing at COP24

On Tuesday 11 December you are welcome to watch a live webcast from NIB's panel debate on the future of sustainable finance from the Nordic Pavilion at COP24 in Katowice, Poland.

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CICERO rates updated NIB Environmental Bond Framework “Dark green”

“CICERO finds this framework to be aligned with the Green Bond Principles. Based on the project category shadings detailed below combined with consideration of NIB’s governance structure, we rate the NIB Environmental Bond Framework Dark Green”, writes the Center for International Climate and Environmental Research in Oslo (CICERO).

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Illustration of the upgraded Slussen in Stockholm

Stockholm Slussen: bye cars, hi people

City of Stockholm is rebuilding the major traffic hub and canal Slussen from scratch. The renewed water locks will prevent flooding, and safeguard the drinking water for more than two million people.

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Lidl and S Group invest in digital logistic centres

Recycling, food waste prevention, energy and material consumption have to be taken into account to ensure sustainable operations, says Ms Maija Järvinen, CSR Specialist at Lidl. "Digitalisation and automation have opened up new solutions for these concerns".

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The Nordic and Baltic countries are sustainable finance frontrunners

Sustainable finance is crucial in preventing climate change, but policy-makers have to provide the right tools, writes Valdis Dombrovskis, Vice-President of the European Commission.

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Funding Highlights

Funding highlights

Monthly updated coverage of NIB's funding operations

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Funding transactions


Senior Risk Analyst - Operational Risk Risk Management Unit Closing date: 16 Dec 2018
Principal Digital Architect IT Unit Closing date: 21 Dec 2018


4 Dec 2018 Cit of Kauhava EUR 10 million Finland
3 Dec 2018 Nokia Oyj EUR 250 million Finland
26 Nov 2018 Srei Equipment Finance Ltd. EUR 20 million India
19 Nov 2018 Scania CV AB EUR 75 million Sweden
19 Nov 2018 Eidefoss AS EUR 15.1 million Norway
8 Nov 2018 Sparebank 1 SMN EUR 104.75 million Norway
7 Nov 2018 UAB Lidl Lietuva EUR 50 million Lithuania
6 Nov 2018 Intea Fastigheter AB EUR 48.58 million Sweden
25 Oct 2018 Municipality of Tanum EUR 14.65 million Sweden
18 Oct 2018 Oma Säästäpankki OYJ EUR 35 million Finland
12 Oct 2018 Bane NOR Eiendom AS  EUR 36.81 million Norway
10 Oct 2018 Vantaan Energia OY EUR 27 million Finland

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