EIB Climate Strategy

EIB Climate Strategy

  •  Release date: 20 June 2016
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The European Investment Bank adopted its Climate Strategy on 22nd September 2015, following a comprehensive review, including a formal public consultation that was launched in January 2015.

The document EIB Climate Strategy - Mobilising finance for the transition to a low-carbon and climate-resilient economy presents a forward looking statement describing the Bank’s future direction and developments of its climate action.

The Climate Strategy is structured around three strategic action areas that serve as guiding orientations for the Bank’s future climate action: i) reinforcing the impact of EIB climate financing, ii) increasing resilience to climate change, and iii) further integrating climate change considerations across all of the Bank’s standards, methods and processes. Within each of these strategic action areas, various operational initiatives are introduced, such as innovative financial instruments, outreach and cooperation with stakeholders, the development of standards and methodologies and the provision of advisory services.

The Bank has drawn up a list of eligible sectors under climate action. This list will be updated as necessary to reflect the effectiveness of the Bank’s climate action and our improved understanding of climate impact, risks and climate adaptation needs.

The version uploaded in June 2016 is correcting a typo in the description of Figure 1 of Annex 2.

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Related document:

  • Eligibility list of Climate Action Lending [EN]