Quick guides to EIB’s standards
November 16, 2022
Click here to download all guides. These factsheets present the major requirements that the EIB’s standards have for project promoters (the EIB’s counterpart in an operation/project). These guides also include the documents which the promoter needs to
EIB Global: new branding, old problems
July 20, 2022
With the launch of its new development branch EIB Global, the European Investment Bank (EIB) has shown its appetite for becoming a significant player in the field of development finance. However, without a major change in the Bank’s management and the shareholders’ approach to the impacts of its operations, EIB Global will remain a public relations exercise and a lost cause.
Ombudsman launches investigation against EIB
March 1, 2017
The EU’s watchdog is investigating the EIB for maladministration after three NGOs submitted a complaint this week. Source: Ombudsman launches investigation against EIB – EURACTIV.com
La ‘pax europea’: inversiones por estabilidad
December 10, 2016
En un barrio de la periferia de Túnez, un grupo de niños se arremolina junto a la cancha de fútbol aprovechando una festividad escolar. Mientras en el terreno de juego corre el balón, a unos metros otros menores juegan a las canicas o lanzan monedas tr
EU ministers approve ‘Juncker plan’ extension
December 6, 2016
EU finance ministers approved on Tuesday (6 December) the extension of the European fund for strategic investment (EFSI) until 2020, provided some changes are made in the way it works. Source: EU ministers approve ‘Juncker plan’ extension
Tax dodging, development and European public banks
April 22, 2015
A new report highlights how the weak taxation policy of the European Investment Bank is undermining its ability to serve public interest in Europe and the Global South at a time when the use of tax haven is exposed as one of the most important barriers to development.
Corporate interest on way to win over the EU bank’s transparency policy
September 10, 2014
In the draft version of its new transparency policy the European Investment Bank is making access to information on its tens of billion euros lending harder than ever.