Bank of and for the public sector

Nederlandse Waterschapsbank N.V. (NWB Bank) is a leading financial services provider for the public sector. The bank arranges short-term and long-term loans for water authorities, municipalities, provinces, social housing, healthcare, educational institutions, public-private partnerships ("PPP") and activities in the field of watersupply and the environment.

NWB Bank funds its activities on the international money and capital markets on the back of a very strong financial position and ratings from Moody’s (Aaa) and Standard & Poor’s (AAA). Since the bank was founded in 1954, its shares have been held by public authorities.

The bank’s objective is to provide the required funding subject to the most favourable terms and tailored specifically to the individual customer. Social relevance, high quality and a strong financial position and integrity are the cornerstones of the bank’s policy.

Half-year report

You can download the 2015 Half-year report below as a PDF file.

Corporate Social Responsibility

Besides a strong financial position and efficient business operations, we attach great value to social responsibility.

Green bond

After the 5-year EUR 500.000.000 Green Bond in 2014 NWB Bank has launched another successful Green Bond in 2015, a 10-year EUR These green bond issues of NWB Bank underpin its role as robust and sustainable finance partner to the Dutch public sector.