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ICO Issues First Green Bond

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On Monday, April 2, the Instituto de Credito Oficial (ICO) issued a € 500 million green bond, the first ever from...

Kommuninvest Launches Fourth SEK Green bond

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Kommuninvest issued a five-year SEK 3.5 billion green bond on Wednesday, March 20. This is the sixth green bond issued by...

Danske Launches New Green Bond

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Danske Bank issued € 500 million in green bonds on Wednesday, March 13. This transaction is Danske Bank’s first issuance from...

New Kommuninvest Green Bond Coming Soon

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Kommuninvest announced it will issue a new five-year Green bond, according to a press release from the Swedish municipal lender. Danske...

Scaling up the Green trillions

ESG matters are climbing the business agenda and investors are increasing their focus on companies that are seen as more sustainable, but is being...

Stora Enso Issues First Green Bond

On Wednesday, February 13, Stora Enso borrowed SEK 6 billion in fixed and floating rate green bonds to finance the purchase of forest land...

CRAs Issue Conflicting Green Bond Forecasts

NordSIP (Stockholm) – Moody’s Investors Service estimates that the global green bonds issuance will grow by 20% in 2019 to reach a total value...

Green Covered Bonds to Fund Chinese Solar Power Plants

NordSIP (Stockholm) - On Thursday, January 31, Advanced SolTech Sweden AB (publ) ”ASAB” issued a SEK 170 million green covered senior secured corporate bond under...

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...
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