Posts Tagged ‘CSI Europe’

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

Urban Investment Funds For Sustainable Development: Examples from The Hague

Cities have to be more and more creative when it comes to financing their projects and programmes. With budget cuts on the rise and traditional subsidy schemes disappearing, they have to increasingly look for alternatives. URBACT Project CSI Europe investigates the potential role and added value of financial instruments such as urban investment funds. Ton […]

By Simone Pekelsma, on April 1st, 2014 at 14:03

Making the money-go round: Getting Ready for Financial Instruments to deliver Europe 2020 in cities

  Financial Instruments (FI) will be at the heart of the next Structural Funds and cities must become experts at using them. The URBACT CSI Europe network, led by Manchester City Council, is leading the way for cities by engaging in dialogue with decision makers in the European institutions who are now in the process […]

By URBACT, on February 14th, 2014 at 16:56