Posts Tagged ‘European Investment Bank’

Financing Cities – a view from the European Investment Bank

How can the European Investment Bank (EIB) support the financing of urban projects?  What does a city need to do to access EIB finance?  What is EFSI and what can it do to help a city fund both innovative actions and the development of infrastructure in its area? After twenty years working in cities and [...]

By Desmond Gardner, on May 15th, 2018 at 11:12

How do Revolving Funds change the Investement and Decision-Making Game?

The aim of the JESSICA (Joint European Support for Sustainable Investment in City Areas)  initiative by the European Commission and the European Investment Bank is to support “sustainable investment in cities” via financial engineering mechanism. Through the implementation of the initiative, Urban Development Funds are emerging as potentially powerful tools to pursue sustainable urban transformation.  [...]

By Aldo Vargas, on September 23rd, 2014 at 19:18