The Baltic Marine Protection Commission’s Pressure Group has decided to call for NEFCO to co-ordinate the clean-up of the toxic waste site in Krasnyi Bor, Russia.
Nopef has approved financing for 9 new projects, which means that 52 projects with a total value of approx. EUR 1.65 million have so far been granted funding this year. The funded companies are expected to raise total investments of EUR 67.7 million once they establish a local presence in the project countries.
NEFCO and the Belarusian JSC Belagroprombank have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at strengthening the co-operation between the two financial institutions and enhancing the implementation of a range of environmental projects in Belarus.
NEFCO has today signed six new agreements aimed at financing energy efficiency measures in the cities of Dobropillya, Slovyansk, Vugledar, Kurakhove, Kreminna and Myrnograd in eastern Ukraine.
A newly-built green school was inaugurated today in the suburb of Antonivka in Kherson, Ukraine. The school, which relies on energy efficient design, thermal insulation and solar collectors, was built with the support of an earmarked financial contribution from the Finnish Government.
Nopef’s credit committee has approved financing totalling EUR 232,000 for seven new projects. If long-term operations are set-up in the project countries, total investments will exceed EUR 4,1 million. The feasibility studies concern investments in projects to be carried out in China, Vietnam, Myanmar, Ukraine and the US.