Updated Environmental and Sustainability Guidelines

NEFCO’s Environmental and Sustainability Guidelines have been updated to better reflect today’s climate and sustainability goals. As before, projects to be financed by or through the Corporation must have a direct or indirect positive environmental and sustainable impact.

Green investments for smart solutions

At the UN Climate Summit on 14 November, NEFCO arranged a discussion on how to mobilise green investments for smart solutions. A broad variety of innovative climate solutions and alternative ways of project financing were presented. The event was opened by NEFCO’s Managing Director Magnus Rystedt, who gave an overview of our activities.

NEFCO is co-hosting the Nordic Finance Day at COP23

NEFCO's side event Mobilising green investments for smart solutions will be on 14 November at 10.00-11.30 at the Nordic pavilion. The discussion will focus on how to accelerate green investments through smart climate solutions and it will be moderated by Janne Peljo from Sitra.

New environmental projects approved in Northwest Russia

The Nordic-Russian Programme for Environment and Climate Co-operation (PECC) has approved nine projects aimed at improving the state of the environment and addressing climate change in Northwest Russia based on a Calls for Proposals in the spring.

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GreenStream is a unique actor on the Chinese market

GS’s business direction has changed many times since it was founded in 2001. GS initially worked as an intermediary in renewable energy, which led the company to later become a consultancy firm. It was via its consultancy business that GS eventually started working with funds related to renewable energy and emissions trading. All this, in turn, led to GS starting up energy efficiency activities in China over ten years ago.

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Upcoming events

30.11.2017 to 01.12.2017

Slush brings together the leading actors of the global tech scene to Helsinki in end of November. NEFCO will participate in the event, so connect with us through the online matchmaking tool to hear more about our financing possibilities.

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