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Exclusion of financing coal-fired power plants

From 1 July 2019 the group-wide 'Exclusion List and Sectoral Guidelines of KfW Group' apply. The Exclusion List on the one hand excludes new financing activities in specific areas; with the Sectoral Guidelines on the other hand KfW Group ties in selected sectors its direct financial commitment for concrete new projects to qualitative conditions. The Exclusion List contains an explicit exclusion for coal and thus replaces the KfW Group guidelines on the financing of coal-fired power plants.

Exclusion List and Sectoral Guidelines of KfW Group  (PDF, 156 KB, non-accessible)

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