Largest ever European Investment Bank engagement in Africa since 1965. Direct support for 59 private sector and sustainable development projects 20 African countries.
CaixaBank is launching its first credit line to combat climate change via the EIB’s dedicated climate action financing programme. It is the first time that CaixaBank has allocated EIB funds to financing the projects of individuals.
Presentation of economic letter “Climate Change and the Irish Financial System” by Mr Philip R Lane, Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, to the 2019 Monsignor Pádraig de Brún Memorial Lecture, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, 5 February 2019.
“In recent weeks, the debate has escalated in France: Europe must commit to combating climate change and the best way to do this would be to create a climate bank. This proposal is supported ardently and with conviction by two men in particular: the climatologist Jean Jouzel and the economist Paul Larrouturou, co-authors of the book “Finance, Climat : Réveillez-vous !” (“Climate: Wake Up!”).”
Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis’ keynote speech at the European Banking Federation and UN Environment Programme Workshop on the Principles for the Responsible Banking, Brussels, 5 February 2019.