Developing Green Bond Safety and Returns

Stockholm (NordSIP) – “We need to fight climate change everywhere,” insists Alban de Fay, Head of Amundi's Fixed income SRI and Green Bond strategies....

Chile and France Make a Splash

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The 2020 green bond market has started with a splash, with France and Chile issue a combined US$5.5 billion equivalent in...

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...

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...

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...

Tornator Issues Forestry Green Bond

Stockholm (NordSIP) - While a substantial amount of green bonds issued in the Nordics come from real estate companies and sovereigns like Sweden 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...

IBRD Launches New SEK COVID19 Bond

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On April 16th, the IBRD issued a new three-year Sustainable Development Bond (SDB) denominated in Swedish krona. The SEK11.5 billion transaction...

Fana Sparebank Lists First NOK Covered Green Bond

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On Thursday, January 9th, the Norwegian bank Fana Sparebank listed the first NOK green covered bond in the Oslo stock exchange,...

NIB Issues Baltic Sea Blue Bond

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In the wide range of environmental assets available to investors, Blue bonds are an often forgotten opportunity to contribute to the...

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...

US$1 Trillion Green Bonds by the Summer?

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Global green bond issuance reached US$263 billion in 2019, a 40% increase from 2018 and a far cry from the US$1.8...

Franklin Templeton Unveils First Active Euro Green Bond ETF

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Franklin Templeton has announced the launch of Europe’s first actively-managed Euro Green bond ETF. The new fund, Franklin Liberty Euro Green...

Engie, AfDB and IADB Navigate Coronavirus Turmoil

Stockholm (NordSIP) - As the COVID19 pandemic continues to plague the world, financial markets continue to reel from the volatility it leaves in its...

The Fastest Green Bond Yet?

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Porsche AG announced it had issued a three-tranche € 1 billion green Schuldschein, the largest ever such security according to the car...

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...

Robeco Launches New Green Bond Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Robeco launched a new green bond fund on April 21st according to media reports. This is one of the first bond...

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),...

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...

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...
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