Assessment of Avoided Greenhouse Gas Emissions of the NRW.Bank.Green Bond

  • Project no.450679
  • Duration 12/2015 - 04/2016

Green Bonds are used to finance environmental protection projects. NRW.BANK has issued its NRW.BANK.Green Bond with a focus on "Climate Mitigation" and "Climate Adaption" on an annual basis since 2013. Funds from the NRW.BANK Green Bond are used exclusively for the refinancing of environmental projects from the energy and water sector in North Rhine-Westphalia. For example, funds from the NRW.BANK Green Bond 2015 were used to improve energy efficiency and efficiency of resources as well as for the restoration of the Emscher and Lippe River projects.