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.

Topic issue

Professor Emeritus Anders Stigebrandt in Sweden underlines, in this column, the importance of addressing the internal phosphorus load in the Baltic Sea by oxygenating deep water areas.

upcoming events

28.10.2014

This biggest event for the Nordic cleantech industry will take place in Lahti, Finland 27-28 October.

30.10.2014

The Nordic Council's 66th session will take place in Stockholm 27-30 October. NEFCO will attend the event.

11.11.2014

A conference on Arctic bioeconomy in the Nordic countries will take place in Reykjavik, Iceland 11 November.

20.11.2014

Business Sweden and the Consulate General of Sweden are hosting a Symbiocity event in St Petersburg 20 November.

27.11.2014

A Baltic business forum will convene in Tallinn, Estonia 26-27 November. This year's forum will focus on the cleantech sector.

11.12.2014

NEFCO's Board of Directors will convene in Helsinki 11 December.

17.12.2014

The Danish Ministry for Foreign Affairs is 17 December hosting a seminar in Copenhagen on investment opportunities in Ukraine. Senior Investment Manager Bo Nyhus from NEFCO will attend the event.

23.01.2015

The 9th Arctic Frontiers conference will be held in Tromsø, Norway 18-23 January. The theme for the conference is climate and energy.

News

The UNESCO protected city centre of Lviv. Photo: Patrik RastenbergerThe UNESCO protected city centre of Lviv. Photo: Patrik Rastenberger

15.10.2014 |

The city of Lviv in western Ukraine and NEFCO have signed a loan agreement on financing energy efficiency investments in municipally owned buildings.

Emissions of black carbon will be reduced in the Murmansk region. Photo: Patrik RastenbergerEmissions of black carbon will be reduced in the Murmansk region. Photo: Patrik Rastenberger

10.10.2014 |

The Arctic Council Project Support Instrument (PSI) Committee has made its first investment decisions to finance four new climate projects to help reduce emissions of black carbon impacting the Arctic and Northern Russia.

Energy efficient cook stove in Uganda. Photo: Kari Hämekoski, NEFCOEnergy efficient cook stove in Uganda. Photo: Kari Hämekoski, NEFCO

3.10.2014 |

The CDM programme of activities, Improved Cook Stoves for East Africa (ICSEA) has been awarded with the 2014 Innovative Energy Project of the Year International Award. The award is distributed by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), USA.