The Road Less Travelled: How the European Investment Bank’s Climate Roadmap 2021-2025 can lead it to become the climate bank
May 20, 2020
This report summarises the EIB’s undertakings on the road towards becoming the EU’s Climate Bank. It presents our findings on the implementation of the EIB’s 2015 Climate Strategy and looks at the results of the Bank’s climate action in the EU and enlargement countries. It also puts forward recommendations to the Bank.
May 19, 2020
CEE Bankwatch Network’s statement on the EIB Group‘s response to economic consequence of COVID-19.
Position on the revision of the Bulgarian ‘National strategy for development of the mining industry’
May 11, 2020
Bulgaria’s National strategy for development of the mining industry (the ‘Mining Strategy’), adopted in 2015, describes the mining sector as a defining structural feature of the country’s economy. The Strategy also states that Bulgaria has considerable
EBRD’s potential support for electricity utilities in the Western Balkans as part of its COVID-19 response
May 7, 2020
CEE Bankwatch Network’s letter to the EBRD for its potential support for electricity utilities in the Western Balkans as part of its COVID-19 response.
April 30, 2020
CEE Bankwatch Network input to the Energy Community PECIs and PMIs consultation 2020.
April 29, 2020
CEE Bankwatch Network’s submission for the Stakeholder engagement on the EIB Group’s Climate Bank Roadmap 2021-2025: Turning ambition into reality.
April 28, 2020
Bankwatch and 11 other civil society groups have written to President of the European Investment Bank, Werner Hoyer, to urge the bank to move quickly to solidify the EIB’s claim to be the “EU Climate Bank”, enhance its transparency, and make it a centr
April 14, 2020
The report Financing a just transition in Gorj, Romania analyses the way EU funding was spent between 2007 and 2013 to mitigate the social costs of layoffs within Oltenia Energy Complex by retraining and labour market reintegration.
April 3, 2020
The Western Balkans has the necessary resources not only for sustainable renewable energy and energy savings, but also for the production of healthy food, while nurturing its exceptional biodiversity. With only 18 million inhabitants, change in the region should not be as daunting a task as in larger economies, if carried out efficiently, with true political commitment and regional cooperation.
April 2, 2020
This case study aims to demonstrate that the EIB’s environmental and social (E&S) and transparency policies are insufficiently equipped to prevent the negative impacts of hydropower plants on sensitive ecosystems, in particular when the hydropower project (1) is financed via an intermediary bank and/or (2) is located outside of the EU.