NEFCO is an international financial institution established by the five Nordic countries. NEFCO finances green growth investments and projects primarily in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus as well as climate projects across the world. NEFCO's main focus is to generate positive environmental effects of interest to the Nordic region.
Jaakko Henttonen comes across as being down to earth when we meet him in the café Viola in Kaisaniemi Botanic Garden in Helsinki, the Finnish capital. He has made a stopover in Helsinki on his way back to work after the holidays.
A conference on the future of bioenergy and the forest energy markets will take place in Helsinki 16-17 September.
The Norwegian-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce is hosting a networking session in Oslo the 18th September to identify threats and possibilities for Norwegian businesses operating in Ukraine.
NEFCO's Board of Directors will convene in Kiev, Ukraine 24-25 September.
An annual seminar on the ecologial state of the Baltic Sea will be arranged 2 October in Stockholm by the Swedish Environmental Research Institute. Senior Manager Karl-Johan Lehtinen from NEFCO will deliver a presentation at the event.
The Danish company Øst-Info is hosting a conference on the potential for Danish exports to Ukraine and Russia. The event will take place in Århus 22 October.
This biggest event for the Nordic cleantech industry will take place in Lahti, Finland 27-28 October.
NEFCO and the Belarusian company OJSC Keramika have signed a loan agreement to modernise the company’s energy supply system. NEFCO will provide EUR 500,000 for the project from its Cleaner Production Facility.
NEFCO assumed the chairmanship for the Northern Dimension Environmental Partnership (NDEP) from 1 July. NEFCO will manage the activities of the Steering Group, which is responsible for coordinating environmental development projects in the Northern Dimension Area of Northwest Russia and Northern Belarus.
Nordic Environment Finance Corporation has as the facility manager of the NEFCO Norwegian Carbon Procurement Facility (NorCaP) decided to close its procurement of CERs under the first Call for Proposals.