Baltic Blue Bond Targets Water Treatment

NordSIP (Stockholm) - On Thursday the Nordic Investment Bank issued a Baltic Blue Bond. It is the first blue bond in the market with...

Green Bond Giant Greets Stockholm Investors

Stockholm (NordSIP) – On January 22, NordSIP caught up with part of the team behind the largest green bond fund in the world, Amundi’s...

SCBC to hit the Road with Green Covered Bond

Stockholm (NordSIP) – This week, SBAB's covered bond subsidiary SCBC mandated Danske Bank, SEB and Swedbank to arrange investor meetings from Monday, January 21...

Green Bond ETF Lands in Stockholm

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On January 15, ETF specialist Lyxor International Asset Management listed its first ETF at Nasdaq Stockholm. The €54 million ETF, Lyxor...

One More Government Opts for Green Bonds

Stockholm (NordSIP) – On October 10, Ireland announced the issue of a €3 billion green bond. European investors showed a very strong interest, and...

Big Swedish Investment in World Bank SDG Bond

Stockholm (NordSIP) – A unique partnership between Swedish pension company Skandia, the SEB and Handelsbanken banks and the Church of Sweden has yielded a...

China Construction Bank lists green bond in Luxembourg (funds global Asia)

China’s second largest bank has listed its first overseas green bond, worth €500 million ($576 million), on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. The China Construction...

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...
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