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 waterboards, municipal authorities, 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 (AA+). 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.

Annual report 2014

The annual report is presented only in digital format. This is in line with our CSR policy.

You can download the PDF file below and you can also visit thespecial website.

Corporate Social Responsibility

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

Green bond

Nederlandse Waterschapsbank N.V. (“NWB Bank”) has launched a very successful 5-year EUR 500,000,000 benchmark Green Bond issue. This first green bond issue of NWB Bank underpins its role as robust and sustainable finance partner to the Dutch public sector.