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.

Topic issue

Professor Emeritus Anders Stigebrandt in Sweden underlines, in this column, the importance of addressing the internal phosphorus load in the Baltic Sea by oxygenating deep water areas.

upcoming events

21.10.2014

The seminar "New notes for internationalisation" for small and medium-sized enterprises is arranged by the Team Finland Uusimaa network and will take place in Porvoo, Finland 21 October. NEFCO will attend the event.

22.10.2014

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.

28.10.2014

This biggest event for the Nordic cleantech industry will take place in Lahti, Finland 27-28 October.

30.10.2014

The Nordic Council's 66th session will take place in Stockholm 27-30 October. NEFCO will attend the event.

11.11.2014

A conference on Arctic bioeconomy in the Nordic countries will take place in Reykjavik, Iceland 11 November.

20.11.2014

Business Sweden and the Consulate General of Sweden are hosting a Symbiocity event in St Petersburg 20 November.

27.11.2014

A Baltic business forum will convene in Tallinn, Estonia 26-27 November. This year's forum will focus on the cleantech sector.

11.12.2014

NEFCO's Board of Directors will convene in Helsinki 11 December.

News

The UNESCO protected city centre of Lviv. Photo: Patrik RastenbergerThe UNESCO protected city centre of Lviv. Photo: Patrik Rastenberger

15.10.2014 |

The city of Lviv in western Ukraine and NEFCO have signed a loan agreement on financing energy efficiency investments in municipally owned buildings.

Emissions of black carbon will be reduced in the Murmansk region. Photo: Patrik RastenbergerEmissions of black carbon will be reduced in the Murmansk region. Photo: Patrik Rastenberger

10.10.2014 |

The Arctic Council Project Support Instrument (PSI) Committee has made its first investment decisions to finance four new climate projects to help reduce emissions of black carbon impacting the Arctic and Northern Russia.

Energy efficient cook stove in Uganda. Photo: Kari Hämekoski, NEFCOEnergy efficient cook stove in Uganda. Photo: Kari Hämekoski, NEFCO

3.10.2014 |

The CDM programme of activities, Improved Cook Stoves for East Africa (ICSEA) has been awarded with the 2014 Innovative Energy Project of the Year International Award. The award is distributed by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), USA.