News and Insights

September 3, 2019

USD 1M invested in collateral-free debt to deploy solar energy solutions in the Philippines

The Pioneer Facility has worked with OREEi to directly finance a project that replaced over 140 diesel generated irrigation pumps with over 250 solar-powered pumps. [...]
August 22, 2019

Inclusive Business and Impact Investment come together in Cambodia to scale businesses and reduce poverty

First Inclusive Business forum for Cambodia hosted by the Ministry of Industry and Handcraft with the support of the UN ESCAP and the iBAN [...]
August 14, 2019

Is it time to roll the dice on first-time fund managers?

Over the last year, it feels that philanthropists have become the new target group tasked with a responsibility of ensuring that impact investments continue to scale at [...]
August 6, 2019

Indonesia’s first water filter carbon credits issued by Nazava

Nexus for Development (Nexus) announced the issuance of over 28,000 carbon credits on behalf of Nazava Water filters under the Gold Standard. This is the first time [...]
July 24, 2019

Scaling up access to renewable energy financing in Cambodia

Scaling up access to renewable energy financing in Cambodia. Case Study Analysis for Small and Medium Agri-Food Businesses. Author by: Sarou Long. Financial Support: Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) [...]
July 18, 2019

New Board Chair appointment: Jeffrey Lamb

Phnom Penh, Cambodia, July 17th, 2019 – Nexus for Development (Nexus) announced that it has appointed Jeffrey Lamb to join the Nexus Board of Directors as Board Chair [...]
June 24, 2019

Annual Report 2018

This year’s annual report pays tribute to 10 years of commitment and presents Nexus’ positive impact over the past decade alongside key milestones reached in 2018. [...]
June 13, 2019

C4D Asia Fund invests in SMEs in India, Indonesia and the Philippines

C4D Partners is a Netherlands-based impact investment fund manager with experienced local teams. The team launched the C4D Asia Fund in December 2018 with USD30M out […]
June 5, 2019

Off Grid Bazaar (OGB) boosts access to solar agro-processing equipment in rural Nepal

Gham Power created an innovative online project development platform – Offgridbazaar.com – to offer agro-processing equipment (AP) to rural smallholder farmers through PayGo financing. Gham Power […]
May 2, 2019

Aligning on Impact

As financiers continue to look beyond financial returns towards driving meaningful social and environmental outcomes, how are entrepreneurs monitoring, quantifying and communicating their impact? What are […]
April 25, 2019

Demystifying Financier’s Approaches to Risk

From 2007-2017, Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) and Private Impact Investors (PIIs) such as family offices, corporations, foundations, and development banks have deployed more than USD12 million […]
April 11, 2019

Pros and Cons of different financial types, tools and products

At what growth stage should an enterprise utilize debt vs equity financing? What are the benefits and disadvantages of accepting first-loss capital, project or results-based financing? […]
April 10, 2019

Copenhagen Airport to become CO2 neutral following an agreement with Nexus for Development to support sustainable development in Laos

Copenhagen, Denmark, April 10, 2019 – Nexus for Development reached an agreement with the Copenhagen Airport to support the airport’s intention to voluntarily offset its carbon […]
April 4, 2019

4 steps to help you manage your cash flow

How much money is flowing in and out of businesses, money trends and how to prepare for an enterprise’s financial stability. While going through the process [...]
April 3, 2019

Do you remember Nalen?

Nalen is the Cambodian farmer who wanted to lead by example for his community by installing 128 solar panels to energize his rural farm. With our […]
March 29, 2019

Pitch with the end in mind!

Adjusting your pitch and financials to meet investor criteria is essential to get your message through. Investors will appreciate seeing the workflow and operational flow and what [...]
March 7, 2019

Nexus for Development, supported by WISIONS, launched the largest directory of finance solutions for clean energy, water, and sanitation enterprises in Southeast Asia.

Phnom Penh, Cambodia, March 7, 2019 – The Finance Solutions Map is the largest directory of financial schemes available for clean energy, and water enterprises in Southeast Asia [...]
February 15, 2019

Carbon market emerges in Vietnam

Nexus for Development is partnering with the Vietnam Biogas program since 2013.Our technical advisor on Carbon Projects, Ha Hoang Thanh (Mr.), based in Hanoi, was recently […]