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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Jaakko Henttonen comes across as being down to earth when we meet him in the café Viola in Kaisaniemi Botanic Garden in Helsinki, the Finnish capital. He has made a stopover in Helsinki on his way back to work after the holidays.

upcoming events

17.09.2014

A conference on the future of bioenergy and the forest energy markets will take place in Helsinki 16-17 September.

18.09.2014

The Norwegian-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce is hosting a networking session in Oslo the 18th September to identify threats and possibilities for Norwegian businesses operating in Ukraine.

25.09.2014

NEFCO's Board of Directors will convene in Kiev, Ukraine 24-25 September.

02.10.2014

An annual seminar on the ecologial state of the Baltic Sea will be arranged 2 October in Stockholm by the Swedish Environmental Research Institute. Senior Manager Karl-Johan Lehtinen from NEFCO will deliver a presentation at 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.

News

The hot water boilers will be replaced at the plant. Photo: Patrik RastenbergerThe hot water boilers will be replaced at the plant. Photo: Patrik Rastenberger

10.7.2014 |

NEFCO and the Belarusian company OJSC Keramika have signed a loan agreement to modernise the company’s energy supply system. NEFCO will provide EUR 500,000 for the project from its Cleaner Production Facility.

The water management system in Sosnoviy Bor has been upgraded with funding from NDEP. Photo: Patrik RastenbergerThe water management system in Sosnoviy Bor has been upgraded with funding from NDEP. Photo: Patrik Rastenberger

4.7.2014 |

NEFCO assumed the chairmanship for the Northern Dimension Environmental Partnership (NDEP) from 1 July. NEFCO will manage the activities of the Steering Group, which is responsible for coordinating environmental development projects in the Northern Dimension Area of Northwest Russia and Northern Belarus.

Combating climate change is one of NEFCO's top priorities. Photo: Patrik RastenbergerCombating climate change is one of NEFCO's top priorities. Photo: Patrik Rastenberger

30.6.2014 |

Nordic Environment Finance Corporation has as the facility manager of the NEFCO Norwegian Carbon Procurement Facility (NorCaP) decided to close its procurement of CERs under the first Call for Proposals.