Gender investment matters
Civil society organisations, representatives from the financial and banking sector, EIB experts and members of the EIB Board of administration joined to optimise the EU bank’s new Gender Action Plan.
The clam-fishing town that ran out of clams
A Mexican community of about 550 people ran out of its most popular clam, the pen shell, because of overfishing. These tasty shellfish had been the lifeblood of the local economy. A new fund backed by EIB is turns around failing fishing communities.
Mobile money: Where Ethiopia leads Europe
Millions benefit from the Ethiopian mobile money service M-Birr, which is more advanced than the mobile banking technology most Europeans use. The EIB is backing the next stage of M-Birr’s expansion with a EUR 3 million equity investment.
Podcast: A Dictionary of Finance
If you’re a student or a business owner or someone who wants to understand what politicians are talking about when they discuss the economy, listen to A Dictionary of Finance. In recent topics, we explain why Bitcoin is growing and how cash may disappear, and we tell you how impact finance goes where no one else wants to go.