NEFCO is an international financial institution established by the five Nordic countries. NEFCO finances green growth investments and projects primarily in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Georgia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland as well as climate projects across the world. NEFCO's main focus is to generate positive environmental effects of interest to the Nordic region.
The nauseating stench of rotting food scraps is unmistakable – and the gulls have come to the same conclusion as they swoop around us in large flocks in search of easily-caught food. “One man's meat is another man's poison” as the saying goes. We are at the landfill
site outside Vitebsk in north east Belarus. Project Manager Jesper Nyqvist from the Swedish company Vireo Energy is showing us round to demonstrate how they produce electricity from rubbish.
The 7th Baltic Energy Summit will convene in Vilnius, Lithuania 25-26 November. This year's summit will focus on gas supplies and the emerging LNG market.
NEFCO's Board of Directors will convene in Helsinki 10 December 2015.
The international climate conference, COP21, will take place in Paris 30 November-11 December. NEFCO will host five side events at the Nordic pavilion at the event.
The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency is 14-15 December hosting a seminar on pollution caused by pharmaceuticals in the Baltic Sea region. The seminar will be attended by Senior Adviser Anja Nystén from NEFCO.
Three Nordic Climate Facility (NCF) supported projects were among the 16 United Nations’ Momentum for Change climate change award winners this year.
The Nordic countries have financed energy-efficiency measures in twelve cities affected by the conflict in Eastern and Southern Ukraine, according to a new fact sheet NEFCO has compiled.
Over half of the Nordic small and medium-sized companies which have established an international presence with financing support from Nopef experience stronger growth and increased employment in the Nordic countries.