The EIB Group backed social and economic growth in Slovenia with some EUR 250m tripling its investments from the year before; the EIB investments increases more than two times to reach EUR 184m, the EIFs close to 10 times to reach EUR 64.4m.
This event fosters much needed collaboration between city/regional representatives, policy makers as well as business representatives and investors. This is a unique occasion to network and explore investment opportunities with key smart cities decision-makers such as local authorities, research institutions as well as leading smart cities and infrastructure investors.
Countries are currently facing the urgent need to tackle the climate crisis, reduce pollution, and protect our planet’s biodiversity and other natural resources, while simultaneously ensuring that a transition to a low-carbon greener economy delivers benefits to all. To meet environmental goals and in line with Agenda 2030, policy- and decision- makers need to consider links between environmental policy responses and other goals, such as achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment.