‘There is overlap’ between EU’s green trillions, says EIB energy chief

By |februar 10th, 2020|Andrew McDowell, EIB, News, SEIP|

The European Investment Bank decided to scrub its loan books of fossil fuels in 2019 but the lender's head of energy policy, Andrew McDowell, insists that there is more to the change of direction than ditching coal and gas.

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‘There is overlap’ between EU’s green trillions, says EIB energy chief

By |februar 10th, 2020|Andrew McDowell, EIB, News, SEIP|

The European Investment Bank decided to scrub its loan books of fossil fuels in 2019 but the lender's head of energy policy, Andrew McDowell, insists that there is more to the change of direction than ditching coal and gas.

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EU bank rides out Brexit impact ‘surprisingly well’, says EIB chief

By |januar 31st, 2020|EIB, News, Paris Agreement, Werner Hoyer|

Economic uncertainty caused by the UK’s imminent EU departure did not stop the European Investment Bank (EIB) having a record-breaking year in 2019, according to the bank’s president. Werner Hoyer said that the lender dealt with it “surprisingly well”.

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Turkey’s railways set for EBRD boost

By |januar 16th, 2020|EBRD, EIB, News|

Europe’s Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) expects to increase its €1 billion of investment in Turkey in the coming year, with railways slated to get a funding boost.

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Ex-finance minister: Gentiloni’s SDG-oversight will be ‘key’

By |december 3rd, 2019|Domenico Siniscalco, EIB, News, Paolo Gentiloni|

Italy's former finance minister Domenico Siniscalco insists that sustainable finance is going from strength to strength and that it will hold the key to effectively combating climate change. He also believes that compatriot Paolo Gentiloni will play a ...

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EU climate investment falls behind China and the US

By |november 27th, 2019|EIB, green investment, News|

The European Union continues to lag behind in terms of ‘green’ investment compared with China and the US, the EIB warned on Tuesday (26 November). The lender said that financing should increase by one-third to achieve a net-zero emissions economy by 2050.

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EU bank brokers late-night deal to phase out fossil fuels

By |november 15th, 2019|Andrew McDowell, EIB, European Investment Bank (EIB), Germany, News, Ursula von der Leyen, Werner Hoyer|

The European Investment Bank (EIB) decided on Thursday (14 November) to end financial support for fossil fuels from 2021, after marathon talks ended in a compromise that has been hailed as “a significant victory” for green policies.

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Germany to sit out decisive EIB vote amid fossil fuel row

By |november 13th, 2019|EIB, European Investment Bank (EIB), fossil fuel subsidies, Germany, News|

Germany is preparing to abstain from a vote on the European Investment Bank’s (EIB) future energy lending policy on Thursday (14 November). Internal government disputes continue to scuttle attempts to form a common position on scrapping fossil fuel funding.

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EU bank tees up fossil fuel compromise ahead of crucial vote

By |november 12th, 2019|EIB, News, Taxonomy, Werner Hoyer|

The European Investment Bank will decide on Thursday (14 November) whether or not to purge its loan books of fossil fuel projects. All signs point to the EU lender striking a compromise with Germany and Italy which want more leeway for new gas projects.

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Why we should back the EIB on ambitious energy policy

By |oktober 14th, 2019|EIB, European Investment Bank (EIB), News|

As part of putting the Paris Agreement into action, the EU and its Member States should back the European Investment Bank’s proposal to cease fossil investments, writes Sir Graham Watson.

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