NEFCO is an international financial institution established by the five Nordic countries. NEFCO finances investments and projects primarily in Russia, Ukraine, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova 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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The Baltic Development Forum and the Nordic Council of Ministers are hosting an international workshop on energy efficiency investments in Kaliningrad, Russia 11-12 March.
Vaasa Energy Week with a focus on investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency is arranged for the third time in Vaasa, Finland 17-20 March.
The 15th international environmental forum Baltic Sea Days will convene in St. Petersburg 19-21 March.
The Swedish organisation Sustainable Business Hub is hosting a seminar on ways to regain phosphorus from wastewater treatment. The seminar will take place in Malmö 2 April.
Østinfo in Denmark is hosting an event on the outlook for the Danish export industry's business opportunities in Eastern Europe. Senior Investment Manager from NEFCO will attend the seminar.
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce for Russia and CIS is arranging a seminar on project financing in connection to the Chamber's annual meeting in Stockholm 24 April.
This year's carbon expo in Cologne, Germany will be arranged 28-30 May. The expo brings all of the policy and market players together under one roof. NEFCO will have a stand at the event.
The Baltic Development Forum's Annual Summit will take place in Turku, Finland 3-4 June.
NEFCO’s financial accounts for 2013, which were approved by the Board of Directors in Helsinki today, show tangible environmental results as a result of comprehensive project activity during the period.
NEFCO and the Georgian government have signed a new framework agreement that acknowledges NEFCO’s status as an international financial institution in Georgia. This will pave the way for new projects with environmental benefits in the country.
NEFCO and the Danish agricultural company DanFarm have signed a loan agreement to finance the installation of energy efficient equipment and technologies to reduce carbon dioxide emissions at a pig farm in northern Ukraine. NEFCO will provide EUR 2 million from its Investment Fund for modernising and expanding the farm.