The Bank has just issued its second green bond. The issue amount totals EUR 500 million, and the bond has a maturity of seven years. There was great interest from investors and the trade was heavily oversubscribed.
The issue was enabled by the Green Bond Framework established by the Bank during the spring of 2018. The funding raised through the bond issue is used for green financing of projects and investments that promote a more sustainable society, for example, sustainable forest management, energy-efficient and environmentally certified buildings, and green transport.
As of 30 September 2020, the Bank’s portfolio of assets that meet the criteria of the framework to SEK 14.3 billion, an increase of more than 40 per cent since the bank's inaugural green bond in 2018.