An energy efficiency tool A new online tool makes it easier for companies and individuals to get bank loans for energy efficiency projects.
What colour is the cloud? Digital technology and the Internet in particular are often associated with a new, greener economy. Discover the truth about our digital carbon footprint and how to reduce it.
The first social impact bond for migrants and refugees in Europe The Finnish Koto-SIB Programme is the first social impact bond designed to help migrants and refugees in Europe. Supported by the EU’s Investment Plan for Europe, the program will raise funds to teach immigrants Finnish and to provide job training and placement so newcomers can integrate better.
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 mobilise investment to boost the European economy in a sustainable way.
More innovation and an expanded use of technology is needed for food production to meet the challenges of the future. This report looks at research and innovation financing in the European agri-food sector and explains how it can be improved.
In this report you will find inspiring stories of female entrepreneurs in Ethiopia, discover how The Gambia is securing energy for vital public services, read about funding for small businesses in Haiti and the Federated States of Micronesia, and learn how irrigation assistance is allowing farmers to work previously barren, dry land in the small African country of Eswatini, or Swaziland.
The EIB Complaints Mechanism provides citizens with an outlet for complaints about the potentially negative consequences of our projects, whether they be social or environmental. In 2018, it registered 94 new cases and managed to close a record 120 cases.