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All CEB loans are granted in accordance with the Bank’s mandate. They have to meet specific technical and social criteria, and be in strict conformity with the Bank’s environmental, procurement and compliance guidelines and policies.

The sectoral lines of action underpin the CEB’s three-year development plan, which forms the Bank’s medium term strategy. The four lines of action set out in the Development Plan for the period 2014-2016 (namely: Strengthening social integration; Managing the environment; Supporting public infrastructure with a social; vocation; Supporting micro-, small and medium sized enterprises) were revised in three (namely: Sustainable and inclusive growth; Integration of refugees, displaced persons and migrants; Climate action: developing mitigation and adaptation measures) as part of the Development Plan 2017-2019, corresponding to the new strategic priorities established by the CEB to better support the social policies of its member countries.

Latest projects approved:

DateBorrowerLine of actionAmountSummary
05/07/2019Syndicat des Eaux d’Île-de-France (SEDIF) (France)Sustainable and inclusive growth
Climate action: developing adaptation and mitigation measures
€ 100 000 000This EUR 100 million Project loan will part-finance investments under two components: partial renewal of the drinking water distribution network and the construction of a low pressure reverse osmosis membrane (LPROM) treatment unit. Final beneficiaries will be the inhabitants of municipalities in the Ile-de-France region who will benefit from improvements in the quality of drinking water and its distribution. The region as a whole, and end users, will benefit from the preservation of drinking water resources as well as reductions in energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.
05/07/2019Municipality of Genoa (Italy)Sustainable and inclusive growth
Climate action: developing adaptation and mitigation measures
€ 50 000 000This EUR 50 million PFF (Public Sector Financing Facility) will part-finance eligible investments to support the Municipality’s budgetary needs for the period 2019-2021, in line with its strategic programme. Final beneficiaries will be the inhabitants of the Municipality of Genoa, as well as the population of the metropolitan territory and tourists. Children with disabilities will also benefit from improved access to school buildings and facilities.
05/07/2019Nationaal Energiebespaarfonds (Netherlands)Climate action: developing adaptation and mitigation measures
Sustainable and inclusive growth
€ 150 000 000Additional request for an amount of EUR 150 million for an increase of LD 1954 (2018) to a total amount of EUR 250 million, to part-finance energy-efficient investment projects, as well as the introduction of the Energy Saving Loans to Schools (School ESL) pilot project, in the sector of action Protection of the environment. Final beneficiaries will be homeowners and homeowner associations who will be able to obtain easy access to preferential financing for energy efficiency measures that reduce their consumption of energy and, thus, their household expenses. In addition, students and teachers will benefit from an increase in the sustainability of school buildings through energy-saving measures.
14/03/2019City of Stokholm (Sweden)Sustainable and inclusive growth
Climate action: developing adaptation and mitigation measures
Integration of refugees, displaced persons and migrants
€ 200 000 000This PFF (Public Sector Financing Facility) will part-finance eligible investments in 72 infrastructural sub-projects (35 pre-school facilities and 37 primary school facilities). In particular, the loan will part-finance the construction of 36 new educational facilities and the restoration, renovation or extension of 36 existing facilities. Final beneficiaries will be pre-school and compulsory school children of existing and future educational establishments, including the children of migrants and refugees, across all 14 districts of Stockholm. They will benefit from new and renovated facilities, as well as the creation of 18 000 additional places.
14/03/2019Junta de Comunidades de Castilla la Mancha (Spain)Sustainable and inclusive growth
Climate action: developing adaptation and mitigation measures
€ 150 000 000This EU Co-financing Facility (ECF) will part-finance Castilla La Mancha’s contribution under the 2014-2020 European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Operational Programme and the 2014-2020 Rural Development Programmes (RDP). In particular, the loan will part-finance investments boosting sustainable and inclusive economic development of the region as well as investments improving the competitiveness of the farming sector. Final beneficiaries will be the citizens of the Castilla la Mancha region who will benefit from a better quality of life through job creation, access to new technologies and improved environmental quality.
25/01/2019Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A. (Netherlands)Sustainable and inclusive growth
Climate action: developing adaptation and mitigation measures
€ 150 000 000Additional request for an amount of €150 million for an increase of LD 1888 (2016) to a total amount of €250 million to part-finance investments, in the sectors of action of Health and Education and vocational training, for the construction or reconstruction of medical and care facilities such as doctors’ practices, health care centres, office space and the purchase of new equipment, and for construction or reconstruction of educational facilities such as school buildings, office space and the purchase of new equipment. The CSL (Cross-Sectorial Loan) will benefit a wide range of inhabitants throughout the Netherlands, in particular doctors, patients, the elderly, teachers and pupils, including people with disabilities and special needs.
25/01/2019City of Turku (Finland)Sustainable and inclusive growth
Climate action: developing adaptation and mitigation measures
€ 50 000 000Additional request for an amount of €50 million for an increase of LD 1956 (2018) to a total amount of €100 million to part-finance investments in municipal infrastructure (Improving living conditions in urban and rural areas sector) which foresees the construction of additional buildings and renovation of existing facilities. The PFF (Public sector Financing Facility) will benefit a wide range of persons including children, young people, families, students, teaching staff, residents using municipal premises, the elderly, as well as people with disabilities and senior citizens living in serviced apartments.
25/01/2019Republic of Lithuania (Lithuania)Climate action: developing adaptation and mitigation measures€ 100 000 000This €100 million Programme loan will part-finance investments in energy efficiency improvement projects and retrofitting works of multi-apartment buildings leading to lower energy consumption and reduced heating costs thus diminishing the burden on the environment and improving living conditions of the population. Final beneficiaries will be inhabitants, including low-income households, living in multi-apartment buildings in Lithuania.
25/01/2019Republic of Cyprus (Cyprus)Sustainable and inclusive growth
Climate action: developing adaptation and mitigation measures
€ 40 000 000This €40 million loan will part-finance investments to enhance water supply systems, ensuring part of the current and future potable water needs in Cyprus, through building the infrastructure for the conveyance of potable water. Final beneficiaries will be the inhabitants of Cyprus, directly benefitting approximately 400 000 inhabitants, or 42% of the total population.
25/01/2019Communauté Française de Belgique (Belgium)Sustainable and inclusive growth
Climate action: developing adaptation and mitigation measures
€ 300 000 000This €300 million Programme loan will part-finance investments in the educational sectors of the French Community of Belgium namely the construction and renovation of nursery facilities, primary and secondary schools, higher education facilities and administrative infrastructures providing assistance to young people. Final beneficiaries will be pupils, students and the staff of existing and future educational establishments, including the children of migrants and refugees, who will benefit from new and renovated facilities, as well as the creation of additional places.
25/01/2019Regione Liguria (Italy)Sustainable and inclusive growth
Climate action: developing adaptation and mitigation measures
€ 70 000 000A €70 million PFF (Public sector Financing Facility) will part-finance investments aimed at addressing the Liguria region’s strategic priorities, in particular an integrated urban safety system, urban regeneration and maintenance of existing infrastructures and urban facilities as well as measures aimed at the protection of soils, civil protection and investments related to the modernisation of public administration services. Final beneficiaries will be a large part of the population of region of Liguria who will benefit from investments at both urban and rural levels.
25/01/2019Brno Waste Water Treatment Plant (Czech Republic)Climate action: developing adaptation and mitigation measures€ 35 000 000This €35 million Project loan will part-finance investments for the reconstruction and expansion of the sludge line of the Brno–Modřice wastewater treatment plant. Final beneficiaries will be the inhabitants of the wider Brno region, forming the majority of inhabitants of the region of South-Moravia, who will benefit from improvements in wastewater collection and treatment.
16/11/2018City of Barcelona (Spain)Sustainable and inclusive growth
Climate action: developing adaptation and mitigation measures
€ 100 000 000This PFF is developed in line with the city of Barcelona Citizen Commitment to Sustainability 2012-2022 and will partially finance budgetary expenditures included in the city’s Plan of Action 2016–2019.
28/09/2018City of Kuopio (Finland)Sustainable and inclusive growth
Climate action: developing adaptation and mitigation measures
€ 50 000 000A Public sector Financing Facility to part-finance municipal investments which include the renovation, refurbishment and extension of existing facilities, as well as the construction of new structures. Final beneficiaries include a wide range of the population of the City of Kuopio amoung which are children attending day-care centres and schools, pupils, teaching staff, young families, individuals attending cultural events and libraries and users of sport facilities.
28/09/2018Thüringer Aufbaubank (Germany)Sustainable and inclusive growth
Climate action: developing adaptation and mitigation measures
€ 50 000 000The loan will part-finance the modernisation of urban and rural infrastructures, including energy efficiency, and support MSMEs in the financing of fixed assets and productive equipment in order to promote the attractiveness and development of the Free State of Thuringia. Final beneficiaries will be a wide range of the population of Thuringia, especially children, their parents and elderly persons living in rural areas, as well as eligible MSMEs and job seekers throughout the region.
15/06/2018Empresa de Desenvolvimento e Infra-estructuras do Alqueva S.A (Portugal)Climate action: developing adaptation and mitigation measures€ 45 000 000Investments within the Alqueva Multi-Purpose Project (EFMA) which foresees the installation of floating solar plants to power water pumping stations in the South East of Portugal, with the aim of reducing energy costs and the environmental footprint of EDIA’s irrigation systems. Final beneficiaries will be farmers using the Borrower’s energy and cost saving irrigation systems and, more in general, the Portuguese population who will benefit from a cleaner environment as a result of the reduction in carbon emissions.
15/06/2018Instituição Financeira de Desenvolvimento S.A (Portugal)Sustainable and inclusive growth
Climate action: developing adaptation and mitigation measures
€ 100 000 000Investments in innovation and technology as well as in renewable and efficient energy to enhance the sustainability, energy efficiency, growth and creation and preservation of viable jobs in MSMEs. Final beneficiaries will be the employees of eligible MSMEs as well as job seekers throughout the country who will benefit from the creation and maintenance of short-term as well as permanent jobs.
15/06/2018Bratislavská vodárenská spoločnosť a.s. (Bratislava Water Company) (Slovak Republic)Climate action: developing adaptation and mitigation measures€ 50 000 000New constructions and renovations related to water production and supply as well as investments in maintenance, repair and extension of sewage systems. Final beneficiaries will be the inhabitants of the Bratislava region and parts of the Trnava and Trenčín regions. Altogether, some 721 000 people will benefit from the maintenance and improvement of both water production and distribution and wastewater collection and treatment.
15/06/2018Banco Santander SA (Spain)Climate action: developing adaptation and mitigation measures€ 200 000 000Construction of renewable energy plants such as photovoltaic, wind and biomass power plants aiming to improve protection of the environment and to reduce CO2 emissions. Final beneficiaries will be Spanish citizens who will benefit from better air quality resulting from a reduction in air pollutant emissions as well as job seekers throughout the country who will benefit from the creation of direct and indirect jobs.
16/03/2018Nederlandse Waterschapsbank N.V. (NWB Bank) (Netherlands)Climate action: developing adaptation and mitigation measures€ 300 000 000Some 50 sub-projects expected to contribute to improving living conditions of inhabitants across the country, through enhanced and updated public infrastructure. Municipal and provincial authorities as well as government related institutions with activities in social housing, education, healthcare, water and energy-efficiency will benefit from the loan. Final beneficiaries will be low-income households and vulnerable groups, such as the elderly, people with disabilities, homeless persons, migrants and refugees, children and young people.