Nordea Launches Green Loan Programme

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Nordea has launched a green loan programme, an initiative that means it will provide loans to promote sustainable investments amongst SME’s...

Green bonds face turbulence (HSBC)

he USD71.4 billion of green bonds issued in the first half of 2018 is a 16 per cent increase on last year and puts...

Green Bond Review 29 June – The Green Bond Debate –...

Stockholm (NordSIP) - At the recent Green Bond Conference organised by Environmental Finance in London, we listened with interest to a debate opposing Stan...

EeMAP draws 37 pilots to test green mortgage framework (Sustainabonds)

Thirty-seven banks with a 45% share of European mortgage lending are participating in the pilot scheme of the Energy Efficient Mortgages Initiative, which was...

New Socially Responsible Corporate Bond ETF Launched

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On 13 June, Amundi announced the launch of a new UCITS ETF tracking the Bloomberg Barclays MSCI Corporate SRI index. The...

DNB evinces ‘greenium’ in European bank record, Handelsbanken to enter mart...

Norway’s DNB Boligkreditt issued the biggest green bond from a European bank yesterday (Tuesday), a EUR1.5bn green covered bond debut that provided the clearest...

Green Bond Review – June 8: Covered Green Bonds Catching on

Stockholm (NordSIP) - DNB Boligkreditt is contemplating the issuance of its green covered bond after compatriot SpareBank 1 Boligkreditt’s inaugural launch in January. DNB's Green...

Green Bond Review – 1 June: Breaking Records

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to Danske Bank, Swedish and international investors, especially pension and insurance companies, are now switching their investments into green and...

Bank analysts estimate $600bn of green bonds from Asia by 2023...

Some $600bn (€512bn) of green bonds from Asian issuers could be coming investors’ way over the next five years, according to Bank of America...

Landshypotek Rings the Bell at Nasdaq

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Fresh from this morning, we received the first photos from Landshypotek's team ringing the bell for the listing of the first...

Green Bond Review – May 25: Stena Metall Plans Green Bond...

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Stena Metall Group plans to issue the company’s first Green Bond and has established a green bond framework in April 2018....

Balder Takes Green Financing from EIB

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Swedish real estate company Fastighets AB Balder announces that it has signed a loan agreement of €100 million with the...

Green Bond Review – May 18: Landshypotek Bank issues First Green...

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On Wednesday this week, not only did Landshypotek Bank issue the first green covered bond in SEK, according to Lars Mac...

Green Bond Market Report Highlights Nordic Progress

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Climate Bonds Initiative, the international, investor-focused not-for-profit organisation working on mobilising the $100 trillion bond market for climate change solutions,...

Green Bond Review – May 9

Swedish Green Bonds on a sharp trajectory, boosted by Real Estate Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to data provided by Nordea’s green bond team, the Swedish...

Green Bond Review – May 4

Stockholm (NordSIP) - This week’s Green Bond Review is about the "greenium" and the hunt for yield. NordSIP met with Anna Reuterskiöld, Green Bond...

BBVA EUR1bn green bond debut thrives, sets Eurozone bank record (Sustainabonds)

BBVA issued the largest green bond from a Eurozone bank today (Thursday), a EUR1bn seven year senior non-preferred deal that inaugurated a new SDG-aligned...

Lithuania to Issue 1st Baltic Green Bonds

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The Baltic Republic of Lithuania will issue its first green bonds this Friday, May 3 2018. The sovereign green bonds will...

Mistra Seeds M&G new Private Debt Launch

Stockholm (NordSIP) - M & G Investments launched a new fund this week, which primarily invests in private and illiquid debt which are targeted...

Landshypotek readies ‘dark green’ Swedish, forestry covered bond first (Sustainabonds)

Landshypotek Bank is preparing to issue the first green covered bond from Sweden, a Swedish krona debut set to be backed by and finance...

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