Investment loans for sustainable financing

Financing of specific sustainable plants and facilities*

Investment loans for sustainable financing place the focus on a sustainable purpose. They are available exclusively for financing the following plants and facilities:

  • construction, expansion, acquisition of plants for electricity generation from renewable resources such as solar, water, wind, geothermal energy;
  • construction, expansion, acquisition of plants for heat generation from renewable resources such as solar or geothermal energy;
  • construction, expansion, acquisition of plants for hydrogen generation from renewable resources (solar energy);
  • acquisition of electric and hydrogen vehicles and construction or acquisition of related charging stations.

Sustainable investments supported by public subsidies

To finance environmental and economic sustainability investments, we also offer – as an alternative or supplementary means of financing – public subsidies in the form of programme loans or global loans from Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), Landwirtschaftliche Rentenbank and state development banks. Commerzbank is one of the largest partners of EIB (European Investment Bank) and KfW – Germany’s largest development bank.

Eligible projects include:

  • sustainable investments in fixed assets (buildings, machinery/equipment);
  • energy and resource efficiency (water consumption), climate and environmental protection (plastic reduction), renewable energy;
  • emission avoidance/reduction (CO2, dust, noise);
  • cross-sectional technologies, waste heat usage.

Your benefits

  • Linking environmental projects and services with sustainable financing underlines the sustainability commitment to customers, suppliers, and other stakeholders.
  • Expert advice is also available on the financing mix – tailored to your individual needs.
  • Particularly where public subsidies are available, low-interest financing is provided through the elimination of liquidity costs.
  • Non-repayable grants (“money for free”) are available to some extent.
  • Long-term calculation and financing security

Speak to your corporate client advisor or contact us directly.

Further information on our sustainable investment loans

Sustainable financing linked to an ESG rating

Sustainable financing linked to sustainability-related KPI

*This offer is only valid for customers in Germany and/or accounts managed in Germany

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