Our environmental criteria and guidelines

We welcome project proposals, which aim at generating positive environmental or climate-related results. Each and every project enquiry and application sent to us is assessed from an environmental point of view by our team of environmental experts.

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Our project cycle step by step

We have developed standard procedures for the application and implementation phases, as well as for the evaluation of the environmental impact.

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How to make a business plan

Your business plan is the starting point for a detailed discussion between us. The business plan will clarify possible open questions and open up new aspects to be investigated further. There are many ways to do it, we have gathered a few tips to consider.

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A few things to think about when applying

We welcome projects that aim to generate positive environmental and/or climate-related benefits. You are welcome to contact us to discuss about your project plans and to see whether it is eligible for NEFCO funding.

If your project appears relevant to NEFCO, we will need initial clarification on the following aspects for our initial screening of the project:

Project details, such as:

  • Project location
  • Project background
  • Purpose of the project
  • What does the project include?
  • Which are the expected environmental benefits and/or improvements resulting from the project?
  • Approximate investment costs
  • Approximate financing plan
  • If profitabilty and payback have been calculated, what are the estimates?

Details of the applicant:

  • Current main business areas
  • Year of establishment
  • Experience relevant for the project’s sector and country of operation
  • Turnover, net profit and balance for the last two years
  • Information about planned or possible Nordic participation in or related to the project.
  • Name and contact details of your company and contact person

Further information on our criteria and guidelines

Environmental criteria and guidelines

Legal framework and guidelines

Our project cycle step by step

Frequently asked questions

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