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EIB at a glance

New sustainability bonds give big boost to development
The EIB launches Sustainability Awareness Bonds to finance UN Sustainable Development Goals. The money raised through the bonds will finance social, green and sustainable projects around the globe.

Launch of the Global Climate City Challenge
Cities and finance join forces to launch the Global Climate City Challenge, an initiative to strengthen urban climate investment in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

The road goes digital
In the wake of European Mobility Week, EIB engineer Birgitte Keulen looks at how digital transport technology determines even our physical journeys.

Our new podcast on Europe’s future
From vaccines to electric cars, environmental clean-up to online learning and laser technology, Future Europe is a road map for life in the future that you can listen to right now.

EIB Board agrees on support for sustainable development and innovation
During a two-day meeting in Bucharest on 18 September the EIB Board approved EUR 5 billion of new financing for transformational projects across Europe, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East.

#EIB60. One video, one country, every week
The EU bank’s lending makes a big difference all over Europe. Every week you can discover how we work our magic. Watch all the videos in our Youtube playlist.

The Investment Plan for Europe at a glance

Romanian energy finds its way to the heart of Europe
Romania was one of the first countries to produce natural gas. A recent project backed by the EIB finances a new chapter in the country’s energy story.

See it on the map
Take a look at a selection of projects that show how the Investment Plan for Europe is making the European Union more competitive.

The latest results
The Investment Plan for Europe continues to mobilize investment to boost the European economy in a sustainable way.

The European Investment Fund at a glance

Cinema, theatre and architecture in Italy
The Italian film director Federico Fellini once said, “What we lack are the poets." An EIF deal with Cassa Depositi e Prestiti ensures that more money is going to culturally creative people in publishing, cinema, theatre, TV and architecture.

First equity investment in Israel
An EIF deal with Israel Cleantech Ventures targets the country’s early stage companies developing software, hardware and infrastructure innovation for efficiency and sustainability.

Walltopia: the only way is up
One of the world's top manufacturers of artificial climbing structures, Walltopia, goes to great lengths to meet the rising popularity of climbing. EIF supports the impressive growth and innovative products of this Bulgarian small business.

Latest publications

The Advisory Hub in 2017: Yielding results
Infrastructure Investment in the Western Balkans: A First Analysis

Upcoming events


Brussels – Until 24 February 2019

Sustainable Development Impact Summit

New York – 24 to 25 September

UN General Assembly / Climate Week

New York – 24 to 30 September

One Planet Summit

New York – 26 September

Bloomberg Global Business Forum

New York – 26 September

IMF/WBG Annual Meetings 2018

Bali – 12 to 14 October

EFSI exhibition

Brussels – 26 to 27 October

Our Ocean 2018

Bali – 29 to 30 October


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