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Sustainable finance: Green Loans

Do you want to make an investment that has positive impacts on the environment and climate? Have you planned a project that will save resources and/or water or reduce carbon emissions? Would you like to join with us to finance infrastructure that makes mobility greener? Take advantage of our many years of expertise in financings that make a positive difference for the environment and the climate. This is already part of our DNA at KfW IPEX-Bank, and is now also a product segment that is accessible to you as well, thanks to our Green Loans – Made by KfW IPEX-Bank. We have had our framework for particularly green financings certified (by an external certification agency, which provided a second party opinion) to ensure that you and we both can be absolutely certain that we are having a positive effect on our environment and climate.

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Our expertise

Financing green projects has always been on our agenda. Financing projects in the area of the environment and climate is part of our bank’s DNA. As our minimum requirement before committing to finance such projects, we always require a satisfactory environmental and social due diligence.

And our Green Loans – Made by KfW IPEX-Bank are based on the Green Loan Principles of the Loan Market Association and on our many years of expert knowledge of how to classify projects that have positive impacts on the environment and climate.

Our added value

  • Together with you, we will not only determine opportunities to successfully implement your investment or project – we will also clearly define the kinds of positive impacts your project can and will have on the environment or climate.
  • You will benefit from our expert knowledge in all matters surrounding the basic requirements for project appraisal.
  • We will classify your green project in terms of the categories associated with international standards.
  • Together with you, we will offer the Green Loan – Made by KfW IPEX-Bank on the syndication market.

Example of a Green Loan: KfW IPEX-Bank financing investments in new freight cars for MFD Rail

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KfW IPEX-Bank is the mandated lead arranger, underwriter and bookrunner of large-volume growth financing for the Swiss freight car rental company MFD Rail. The funds will be used to finance up to 6,500 new intermodal railcars, which the company specialises in leasing as a European platform.

Find out more in the press release (14.03.2022) Green Loan for MFD Rail: KfW IPEX-Bank financing investments in new freight cars

Our advisory services

We will provide assistance as you deal with essential tasks relating to green finance frameworks, show you how the green lending process works and support you during the certification phase and throughout the entire financing period.


Portrait Sabine Lehmann

Sabine Lehmann

Structuring Advisory, Green Loans / Sustainable Finance