Nordics Rise as Green Bond Global Power

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The Green Bond Market in the Nordics, a new report commissioned by Handelsbanken and prepared by the Climate Bonds Initiative, contains...

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...

Investors Rush to Northvolt’s Clean Batteries

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Northvolt, a European supplier of sustainable battery cells and systems, announced the signing of a series of loan agreements worth US$1.6...

Platzer issues listed green bond

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Platzer, the Gothenburg real estate company, has issued a secured green bond through Svensk Fastighetsfinansiering AB (SFF). SFF has issued the...

Chanel Launches Sustainability-Linked Bond

Stockholm (NordSIP) - While we have come to expect environmental fixed income to be dominated by green bonds from sovereigns, supranationals and agencies, energy...

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...

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...

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...

Enel’s SDG Bond: Looking for Additionality

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Italian energy giant Enel issued a €2.5 billion multi-tranche bond linked to the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development...

EIB Launches First Green Bond of 2019

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The European Investment Bank (EIB) issued its first Climate Awareness Bond of the year on April 4, according to a press...

Green Bonds From the Land of Ice and Fire

Stockholm (NordSIP) – “Although the Nordics are at the forefront of sustainable investing, more needs to be done to find solutions,” said Estrid Brekkan...

Green Bond Market in 2019 H1 – Still Breaking Records

Global green bond issuance reached record highs of US$ 121billion in the first half of 2019, outperforming the previous US$ 103 billion record from...

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...

Norway’s SFE Issues Green Bond

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Sogn og Fjordane Energi AS (SFE) issued a NOK 400 million dual-tranche senior unsecured Green Bond. SFE is a regional energy...

Pfizer Issues COVID19 SDG Bond

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Pfizer announced it the issuance of a US$1.25 billion ten-year “sustainability” bond aiming to advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs),...

Starbucks Brews its Biggest Sustainability Bond Yet

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Starbucks announced that it had issued a 30-year US$1 billion Sustainability Bond. This was the third and largest Sustainability Bond from the...

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...

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...

Green Bond Issuance to Recover in Second Half of 2020?

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Green bonds started 2020 promisingly. In mid-February, global green bond issuance was up 14 per cent compared to the record year...

Swedish Investors Back COVID19 Bond

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to reports from Alecta, Folksam and Länsförsäkringar the IFC issued a SEK3 billion social bond to provide financial support and...
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