Norfund is a responsible investor and adds value by helping our investees achieve high standards of governance and strong environmental and social performance.
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 2021.)
in the portfolio
clean electricity produced
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 5000 MNOK per year