For almost 60 years DEG has been a reliable partner to private-sector enterprises operating in developing and emerging-market countries. DEG provides its customers with tailor-made solutions, including financing, promotional programmes and advice tailored to individual needs. They can thus develop successfully and sustainably, while generating local added value and creating qualified jobs.

With a portfolio of around 8.5 billion euros in approximately 80 countries, DEG is one of the world’s largest private-sector development financiers. The Group joined the third Livelihoods Carbon Fund (LCF3) in 2021 to scale-up nature-based solutions. As such, DEG is joining an innovative coalition where private & financial investors join forces to accelerate action for ecosystem restoration, biodiversity preservation and improve the livelihoods of millions of rural communities.