ICBC Launches First Green Belt and Road Bond

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), launched a four-tranche US$ 2.2 billion bond to finance green projects from the...

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...

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...

RBC Launches First Euro Green Bond from Canada

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) issued € 500 million in its inaugural Green bond issuance April 24th. The bonds are...

Swedish Green Bonds Pandenomics

Stockholm (NordSIP) - As the Swedish government issued its first green bond, CICERO Shades of Green, the Norwegian-based second opinion provider for green bond...

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...

Hybrid Sustainability Bond Makes Nordic Debut

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Fastighets AB Trianon issued a SEK 400m Perpetual Hybrid Sustainability Bond, the first ever hybrid sustainability bond in the Nordics. Shortly...

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...

Stockholm Exergi Launches SEK2 Billion Triple Tranche Green Bond

Stockholm (NordSIP) - As the summer lull comes to an inevitable end, we have witnessed more and more evidence that sustainable markets, particularly green...

Brazilian Meat Giant Issues Sustainable Transition Bond

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Marfrig Global Foods SA announced it issued a ten-year US$ 500 million sustainable transition bond at the end of July, through...

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...

KfW Issues Largest SEK Green Bond

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), the German development bank, issued a three-year SEK 7 billion green bond at the end of May....

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...

Hemfosa Launches First Green Bond

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Hemfosa Fastigheter AB issued SEK 1.3 billion in floating rate green bonds maturing in 2022 that pay 240bps over the 3-month...

How Green are Airport Green Bonds?

Stockholm (NordSIP) - At the start of December, Swedavia issued a SEK1 billion green bond maturing in 2020 and offering a fixed interest rate...

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...

Bonava Launches Inaugural SEK Green Bond

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Real estate companies are some of the leading corporates issuing green bonds in Swedish Krona. Issuers such as Vasakronan and SBAB...

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),...

Nordics Welcome EIB‘s First Taxonomy-Aligned SEK CAB

Stockholm (NordSIP) - As European green investors finalise their preparations to incorporate the new definitions imposed by the EU taxonomy into their investment process,...

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...
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