EIB Press – Press Archive

As the EU climate bank, the EIB provides funding and expert advice for projects that address climate change, foster European integration, promote the development of the EU and support EU policies in over 160 countries.

15 years of EIB green bonds: leading sustainable investment from niche to mainstream

(Source: European Investment Bank)

Since the EIB pioneered its Climate Awareness Bond fifteen years ago, green bonds have been moving from niche to mainstream. Complemented by social and sustainability bonds and helped by legislation on sustainable finance, green bonds are becoming increasingly important in directing capital towards sustainable economic activities.
Total issuance of green, […]

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Ukraine Recovery Conference in Lugano: EIB presents a new funding tool to support rebuilding the country

(Source: European Investment Bank)

At the Ukraine Recovery Conference in Lugano, the EIB reaffirmed its strong support to rebuilding the country.
The EIB offered the new EU-Ukraine Gateway Trust Fund to support urgent and long-term investing in Ukraine’s reconstruction.
In the fifth month of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, the EIB’s solidarity response reached almost […]

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Moldova: Team Europe – Modern and resilient healthcare system for Moldovans with EIB, CEB and Swedfund support

(Source: European Investment Bank)

The EIB-managed Eastern Partnership Technical Assistance Trust Fund (EPTATF) and Swedfund are jointly providing €1.5 million to prepare the feasibility studies for the construction of a new regional hospital in the city of Cahul, Moldova.
The Government of the Republic of Moldova plans to build a modern hospital in Cahul to […]

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Ireland: National Parks and Wildlife Service and EIB strengthen support to rehabilitate Irish peatlands

(Source: European Investment Bank)

Technical cooperation to scale up rehabilitation of peatlands with nationwide engagement and strengthened monitoring
The cooperation will further develop the Peatland Finance Ireland initiative, investing in nature and local development
New initiative to support the restoration of peatlands and address the climate and biodiversity impact of landscapes degraded by drainage and […]

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Egypt: European Investment Bank Vice President welcomes successful completion of Cairo Metro Line 3

(Source: European Investment Bank)

Gelsomina Vigliotti confirms EUR 600 million EIB backing for Line 3
New Cairo Metro line represents the EIBs largest transport investment in Africa
Vice President emphasises importance of sustainable transport for climate action

European Investment Bank Vice President Gelsomina Vigliotti today joined Egyptian leaders and international financing institutions at the formal inauguration […]

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Spain: The EIB and the European Commission provide UCI with €2.6m to mobilize €46.5m for energy efficient housing

(Source: European Investment Bank)

UCI has become the first Spanish financial institution to receive the European Local Energy Assistance (ELENA) programme for the development of its Residential Energy Rehabilitation (RER) project over the next three years.

RER is a one-stop-shop system for multi-apartment buildings providing technical assistance to homeowners for energy efficiency improvements in […]

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Ireland: EIB to strengthen support for climate, connectivity, renewables, education and innovation

(Source: European Investment Bank)

Finance Minister Donohoe chairs EIB-Ireland Financing Group and welcomes EUR 1 billion EIB and EIF engagement in Ireland last year
Ministers for public expenditure, climate, energy, transport, housing and agriculture discuss future investment priorities with high-level EIB delegation
EIB Vice President Kettel Thomsen unveiling new school investment and advisory support for […]

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