First Green Commercial Paper Launched on Nasdaq Stockholm

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Vasakronan AB, Sweden’s largest property company, has issued the world’s first green commercial paper, marking the first time short-term financing instruments...

EIB Launches €500m Bond to Finance SDGs

The EIB launches Sustainability Awareness Bonds to finance UN sustainable development goals By Chris Knight Originally published on EIB.org As Werner Hoyer sat down in UN Secretary...

Swedes Support First Blue Bond

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On August 30, the World Bank's International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD, Aaa/AAA) issued a SEK 1 billion Sustainable Development Bond...

SEB: Green bonds to raise $185bn this year despite headwinds (IPE)

Green bond issuance in 2018 is expected to hit $185bn (€160bn), according to a forecast from Nordic bank SEB. However, the bank also warned that...

Moody’s slashes green bond forecast but covered a bright spot (Sustainabonds)

The green bond market could grow by as little as 13% this year, according to Moody’s, which has slashed its forecast after having previously...

Captor’s Offers new Green Bond Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) – On July 2, the Swedish-based asset manager Captor launched Captor Dahlia Green Bond, an actively managed fixed income fund with a...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

New Green Bond Program at Kommuninvest

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On Monday, Kommuninvest issued its fourth green bond, and the second one in Swedish kronor. This time, the issue amounted to...

SPP Green Bond Fund receives the highest rating from Morningstar (Press...

Words will not stop climate change, but investing in climate-smart projects will. Now that we can showcase good results over time the barrier to...
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