Bankwatch in the media

business new europe | September 23, 2013

In Belgrade city centre, protestors stand behind a dramatic black banner depicting the outlines of two fallen bodies: "2,100 dead in Serbia. EBRD coal kills," reads the bold yellow and red text.

The Guardian | September 10, 2013

The European development bank's focus on fossil fuels has had a negative impact on communities. It's time to change direction

Reuters Point Carbon | September 6, 2013
Transitions online | September 2, 2013

A new video appears to show that extortion has been behind some anti-mining protests. | August 22, 2013

Den Europæiske Investeringsbank bringer nu sine lånekriterier på linje med EU’s klimapolitik, så den fremover kun vil støtte renere energiproduktion. Godt men ikke godt nok, lyder kritikken fra nogle klimaorganisationer. Andre jubler

New Europe | August 6, 2013

A few days ago, the Polish parliament took a significant step towards securing the country’s resilience and sustainability when it comes to energy needs.

EurActiv | July 25, 2013

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has raised the bar on criteria that must be met for funding future fossil-fuel projects in a new energy lending policy, approved by bank shareholders – mostly EU member states – at a board meeting in Luxembourg on 23 July.

Reuters | July 25, 2013

LONDON July 24 (Reuters) - The European Investment Bank, the EU's finance arm, said it would stop lending to most coal-fired power stations to help the 28-nation bloc reduce pollution and meet climate targets, a move that may put pressure on other lenders.

The Guardian | July 24, 2013

Bank revises lending criteria to support EU climate policy on cutting carbon emissions across Europe