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  1. European Investment Bank Nairobi team outlines engagement in East Africa to parliamentary delegation
    European Investment Bank Nairobi team outlines engagement in East Africa to parliamentary delegation 17 Feb 2016

    Last week a high level delegation from the European Parliament were briefed on the European Investment Bank’s current support for renewable energy, transport and water investment and backing for private sector investment in Kenya and East Africa

    Africa,Europe,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Transport
  2. Northern Powergrid regional energy investment gets £250m EIB backing
    Northern Powergrid regional energy investment gets £250m EIB backing 12 Feb 2016

    The European Investment Bank, Europe’s long-term lending institution, has agreed to provide GBP 250 million for investment over two years by Northern Powergrid to upgrade electricity distribution infrastructure.

    Europe,Finance,Carbon Reduction
  3. IDB supports climate change adaptation programme for Buccoo Reef, Tobago
    IDB supports climate change adaptation programme for Buccoo Reef, Tobago 1 Feb 2016

    The Inter-American Development Bank has provided a grant financing of $500,000 to the The Cropper Foundation in Trinidad and Tobago to implement a pilot programme utilising underwater sculptures as an innovative approach to climate change adaptation

    North America,Finance,Tech. & Innovation
  4. EIB at the World Economic Forum: Put Europe on the frontier of global innovation
    EIB at the World Economic Forum: Put Europe on the frontier of global innovation 20 Jan 2016

    Europe’s economic success lies in its ability to innovate and complete its single market – urgently, says a major study from EIB economists

    Europe,Finance
  5. EIB lends record €84.5bn in 2015 and mobilises over €50bn under Investment Plan for Europe
    EIB lends record €84.5bn in 2015 and mobilises over €50bn under Investment Plan for Europe 14 Jan 2016

    The European Investment Bank today announced record lending in 2015, totalling €84.5bn, that will support investment in crucial infrastructure and improve access to finance around the world

    Europe,Worldwide,Finance
  6. EIB issues first Green Bond of 2016
    EIB issues first Green Bond of 2016 8 Jan 2016

    On 5 January 2016, the European Investment Bank (EIB), the EU Bank owned by the EU Member States, increased the 0.500% Climate Awareness Bond (CAB) November 2023 by EUR 500m, bringing the total amount outstanding to EUR 1.5bn

    Europe,Finance
  7. Development banks to scale up climate action in transport
    Development banks to scale up climate action in transport 3 Dec 2015

    Eight multilateral development banks today committed to accelerating their efforts to mitigate transport emissions and recognised the need for action transport’s resilience to climate change.

    Worldwide,Finance,Carbon Reduction
  8. Fossil fuel firms risk wasting US$2 trillion on uneconomic projects say Carbon Tracker Initiative
    Fossil fuel firms risk wasting US$2 trillion on uneconomic projects say Carbon Tracker Initiative 26 Nov 2015

    Think Tank Carbon Tracker Initiative have released a new report, “The $2 trillion stranded assets danger zone: How fossil fuel firms risk destroying investor returns”, that maps out how a coal, oil and gas supply makes neither financial nor climate sense

    Worldwide,Finance,Carbon Reduction
  9. GCF launches guide to the Fund’s investment opportunities
    GCF launches guide to the Fund’s investment opportunities 26 Nov 2015

    The Green Climate Fund has published the second publication in its information series, titled “Elements 02: 'Investing for the Climate'”.

    Worldwide,Finance,Carbon Reduction
  10. BNP Paribas dedicates €15bn for renewable energy and reinforces its carbon risk management 26 Nov 2015

    BNP Paribas is taking a step further in financing the transition to a low carbon economy. The Bank will more than double the financing resources allocated to the renewable energy sector, from €6.9bn in 2014 to €15bn in 2020

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Energy

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