Creating jobs - Improving lives

Our Investment Areas

Norfund prioritises investments in four investment areas that are aligned with the UN´s Sustainable Development Goals.

Our Investment Regions

Responsible Investor

Norfund is a responsible investor and adds value by helping our investees achieve high standards of governance and strong environmental and social performance.

Our Impact

Development and growth of sustainable businesses have been the main drivers of the global poverty reduction over the past 25 years. The businesses Norfund invests in create jobs, pay taxes and supply goods and services to their communities. Our aim is to invest where we can have the greatest impact. (Figures below are as of end 2020)


in the portfolio


clean electricity produced

398 billion NOK

lent to clients by direct investments

The Fund’s Development

Norfund’s mandate is to contribute to development by providing equity capital and other risk capital to sustainable businesses in low-income countries. Our investments have grown substantially to more than 4000 MNOK per year

Committed investments per year (MNOK)