Green loans are provided by investments that they want to make a difference to the environment. The loan is taken from the Northern Investment Bank (NIB), an international institution that finances financial projects.
In the Östra link, the emphasis is on expanding and improving the water and sewer system. Earlier, Luleå has taken a green loan of SEK 200 million from Kommuninvest for the expansion of Gäddvik's waterworks.
– The municipality of Lulea contributes its active work to a more sustainable society. Even when it comes to invested capital, the goal is to take social responsibility, and at the same time return a positive positive to the residents of the municipality, "says Jan Öström, CFO.