Key figures

NEFCO finances small and medium-sized environmental projects in a cost-efficient way, aiming for replication and mobilisation of green financing at scale.

1448 projects

That have been financed or are under implementation

80 countries

Total number of project countries

739 private

Number of private projects that have been or are being implemented

423 public

Number of public projects that have been or are being implemented

3.9 million tonnes in 2018

CO2 direct + CER reductions

979 tonnes P-tot in 2018

Reduced amount equals annual wastewater from all inhabitants in Copenhagen

19,046,756 CERs in 2018

Leveraged through climate fund projects in waste management

400 new jobs annually

Through Nopef projects that help Nordic green solutions internationalise

165 m€ own equity

By the end of 2018

39 fund assignments

By the end of 2018

352 m€ in trust funds

Value by the end of 2018

124 new projects

Worth 64.6 m€ approved in 2018

Funds assigned to NEFCO since 1995

NEFCO’s paid-in capital and retained earnings form the basis for its investment activities. The number of trust fund assignments for dedicated initiatives has also increased steadily, and at the end of 2019 NEFCO managed funds for a total of EUR 619 million.

Total funds managed by NEFCO

Investments and projects by focus area and sectors

The investments carried out in 2019 have a wide sector spread. Climate investments and projects continue to dominate. Energy-efficiency measures are the biggest single category, but there has also been a positive increase in projects related to renewable energy production, cleaner technology and other innovative green solutions through circular economy and resource efficiency.

Agreed and active projects in 2019


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