Eligibility Requirements

In order for a business or cooperative to obtain a loan with Merkur Development Loans Ltd., the business or cooperative must possess a certification or be in the process of being certified by one or more of the following brands or organisations:

  • World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO)´
  • Fair Trade Labelling Organisations International (FLO)
  • Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)
  • Organic Certification
  • Biodynamic Certification

Merkur Development Loans Ltd. may also extend loans according to credible criteria for sustainability - e.g. loans for the advancement of renewable energy.  Each application is evaluated on an individual basis.

You can read more about certification programmes at the following sites:

Merkur Development Loans Ltd. - Vesterbrogade 40 - DK-1620 Copenhagen V • development@merkur.dk