Environmental projects scoring “excellent” or “good” in NIB’s mandate rating and financed with the proceeds of NIB Environmental Bonds are entitled to receive Green Project certificates.
Corporate loans in NIB’s member countries constitute the main part of NIB’s lending activities in terms of volume.
Sovereign loans are granted either against a sovereign guarantee or as a direct loan to a government.
Loans to municipalities
These loans are granted either against a municipal guarantee or as a direct loan to a municipal entity.
Loan programmes are used in both member and non-member countries for onlending through financial intermediaries.
Sustainability-linked loans centre on our customers’ forward-looking commitments related to agreed key performance indicators and create financial incentives to meet their sustainability targets.
Investments in labelled bonds
NIB can purchase listed green bonds, social bonds, sustainability bonds and sustainability-linked bonds issued by companies and municipalities in its member countries. This financing complements NIB’s ordinary lending and supports the sustainable bond market.
Project and structured finance
NIB has long experience of arranging complex financing structures in cooperation with other financial institutions as well as public and private sector lenders. NIB’s project and structured finance loan products include:
- non- and limited-recourse project financing
- structured loans for complex financing and leveraged borrowers
- A/B loans
- private public partnership (PPP) financing
- leasing structures
Non-member country lending
NIB also finances investments outside its membership region. A member country interest in the project is a prerequisite.
How can I apply for a loan from NIB?
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