Organised by the EIB Institute, the SIT recognises and supports the best European social entrepreneurs whose primary purpose is to generate a social, ethical or environmental impact.
The fifteen finalists selected will compete for prizes awarded by a jury composed of specialists from the academic and business world: a first prize of EUR 75 000 and a second prize of EUR 30 000, in two different categories - general and special, projects focusing on the blue and green economy, and the new Audience Choice Award successfully created in 2020.
Shiva Dustdar is the new Director and Head of the EIB Institute and the first woman to lead this key pillar of the EIB Group’s community and citizen engagement. She succeeds Francisco De Paula Coelho, who retired after heading the Institute since 2016.
Heads of four leading Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) will tackle the pressing matter of securing the extensive financing required to meet Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the third edition of the Caribbean Development Bank’s (CDB) President’s Chat on Thursday, June 9, 2022, at 10:00 am AST.
On 25 April EIB President Werner Hoyer participated in the United Nation’s Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Forum on Financing for Development. Together with Mrs Rebeca Grynspan, Secretary-General of United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Mr Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, Minister of Economy of Fiji and others, President Hoyer discussed how the availability of sustainable finance can be ensured despite current and future threats.