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.

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Chernihiv is rolling out a range of energy efficiency projects in order to cut heat consumption and save money. We met with the city's decision makers in September and visited two schools which were being refurbished.

upcoming events

16.04.2015

HELCOM's working group on ecosystem-based sustainable fisheries will convene in Warsaw, Poland 15-16 April.

25.04.2015

The 9th Arctic Council ministerial meeting will convene in Iqaluit, Canada 24-25 April.

21.05.2015

Cleantech Scandinavia is arranging a Cleantech capital day in Malmö 19-21 May. Senior Investment Manager Ulf Bojö from NEFCO will attend the event.

28.05.2015

The Carbon Expo 2015 will be arranged in Barcelona 26-28 May. Come and meet our carbon team at the fair.

11.06.2015

The Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission's Heads of Delegation will convene in Helsinki 11 June.

20.06.2015

The Northern Dimension Environmental Partnership's steering group will have its next meeting in Helsinki 20 June.

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Emissions of short-lived climate pollutants are contributing to the Arctic melting. Photo: ShutterstockEmissions of short-lived climate pollutants are contributing to the Arctic melting. Photo: Shutterstock

26.3.2015 |

The Operational Review of NEFCO’s Carbon Finance and Funds activities in 2014 shows continued progress for innovative climate financing. Today NEFCO is one of the few actors remaining in the carbon credit market.

LED lighting is one of the sectors represented among the approved projects. Photo: ShutterstockLED lighting is one of the sectors represented among the approved projects. Photo: Shutterstock

19.3.2015 |

The Nopef credit committee has approved financing for 13 new projects for Nordic small and medium-sized enterprises. The total amount of these grants is EUR 405,000.

The women's co-operatives are responsible for the restoration activities, harvesting and distilling. Photo: Emeli MöllerThe women's co-operatives are responsible for the restoration activities, harvesting and distilling. Photo: Emeli Möller

4.3.2015 |

During a joint site visit, NDF and NEFCO acquainted themselves with three different community forest user groups in the Nawalparasi and Chitwan districts in Nepal.