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IFU supports the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals. We do that by investing knowledge and risk capital in sustainable companies that create impact in developing countries and a return to their investors. Maybe, we can assist you, too? If you want to learn more, please contact our investment department.

  • Private jobs abolish poverty

    IFU's active investments employ close to 280,000 people. Historically we are close to one million jobs.

  • Renewable energy benefits the climate

    IFU has invested in more than 1,950 megawatts of solar and wind power in developing countries.

  • Corporate tax improves local welfare

    In 2020, IFU's project companies reported local taxes of DKK 3.5bn. Nearly 57 per cent in Africa.

We create impact

Through private sector investments in developing countries IFU contributes to promoting sustainable communities.

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We can help you achieve your Sustainable Development Goals

IFU has experience from 1,318 investments and offers capital and advice to companies wishing to invest in developing countries.

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IFU as fund manager

IFU also acts as a fund manager for other funds set up in partnership with the Danish state and institutional and private investors.


IFU’s investments should be sustainable and contribute to environmental and socially responsible development in the projects we invest in.

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Danida Sustainable Infrastructure Fund offers financing on favourable terms to sustainable infrastructure projects in developing countries.

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Does your company want to be present in developing countries or emerging markets?

Contact us and let us make a plan together.

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