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Filtering by Line of action: 'Sustainable And Inclusive Growth' Clear

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
27/09/2019Qredits (Netherlands)Sustainable and inclusive growth€ 10 000 000This Additional request for an amount of €10 million for an increase of LD 1931 (2017) to a total amount of €26.6 million, will part-finance micro-credits or SME-loans to entrepreneurs who cannot access the regular financial sector. Final beneficiaries will be entrepreneurs throughout the Netherlands, including migrants and disadvantaged women, who will benefit from the economic growth and employment.
27/09/2019Métropole d'Aix-Marseille-Provence (France)Sustainable and inclusive growth
Climate action: developing adaptation and mitigation measures
€ 100 000 000This €100 million PFF (Public Sector Financing Facility) will part-finance investments to improve the metro system and network in Marseille, including rolling stock, autopilot systems and the renovation and modernisation of stations, buildings and platforms. Final beneficiaries will be some 2 million inhabitants of the 'Métropole Aix-Marseille-Provence', as well as new users connected to the metro network, who will benefit from improvements in the quality, efficiency and security of the Marseille metro system.
27/09/2019Nuevo Microbank (ex Microbank) (Spain)Sustainable and inclusive growth
Integration of refugees, displaced persons and migrants
€ 100 000 000This €100 million Programme loan will part-finance Nuevo MicroBank’s lending to microbusinesses and individuals through Business and Family microloans in order to support job creation and to enhance social cohesion. Final beneficiaries will be entrepreneurs and microenterprises as well as immigrants and families in vulnerable situations throughout Spain, who have limited or no access to bank loans.
27/09/2019Investitionsbank des Landes Brandenburg (ILB) (Germany)Sustainable and inclusive growth€ 150 000 000This €150 million Programme loan will part-finance eligible investments for the implementation of Brandenburg’s Municipal infrastructure and social housing programmes. Final beneficiaries will be low-income persons, persons with disabilities, the elderly and migrants and refugees as well as a wide-range of inhabitants of the State of Brandenburg who will benefit from improved access to local services and facilities resulting from investments in education, social and digital infrastructures.
27/09/2019Stuttgarter Wohnungs- Und Städtebaugesell (Germany)Sustainable and inclusive growth€ 63 200 000This €63.2 million Programme loan will part-finance new constructions and the acquisition and renovation of existing buildings to increase the supply of affordable and social rental housing units and to finance the preservation of Stuttgart’s architectonic heritage. Final beneficiaries will be low-income persons and include young families, single parents, elderly persons and students, as well as migrants and refugees.
27/09/2019Housing Finance Agency PLC (Ireland)Sustainable and inclusive growth€ 150 000 000This €150 million Programme loan will part-finance the construction of energy-efficient new dwellings and the retrofitting of existing rented social housing throughout the Republic of Ireland over the period 2019 to 2022. Final beneficiaries will be families on low incomes receiving social welfare, such as single parents, mostly women with children, the elderly, people with disabilities and homeless persons.
27/09/2019Region of Swietokrzyskie (Poland)Sustainable and inclusive growth€ 34 285 714This PLN 144 million PFF (Public Sector Financing Facility) will part-finance investments in developing an efficient transport infrastructure, in providing better health services, and in cultural and touristic infrastructure. Final beneficiaries will be the inhabitants of the Region of Świętokrzyskie, in particular road users and cyclists, and staff and visitors at socio-cultural facilities, as well as patients and medical staff who will benefit from an improved healthcare infrastructure throughout the region.
27/09/2019City of Warsaw (Poland)Sustainable and inclusive growth€ 86 046 512This PLN 370 million PFF (Public Sector Financing Facility) will part-finance municipal investments for the construction of the new Museum of Modern Art as well as the construction, extension and upgrade of two hospitals, including the purchase of new equipment, in the districts of Ursynów and Bielany. Final beneficiaries will be a wide range of the residents of Warsaw metropolitan area who will benefit from an improved quality of life through enhanced cultural offer and availability and quality of health services.
05/07/2019Government (Serbia)Sustainable and inclusive growth€ 54 000 000This EUR 54 million Project loan will part-finance the construction of a new building for the University Children's Hospital in Belgrade to increase its capacity and to include new diagnostic and treatment technologies, robotic surgery facilities, more sophisticated patient monitoring and new fields of therapeutic diagnosis. Final beneficiaries will be the inhabitants of the Republic of Serbia, in particular young patients, as well as hospital staff and medical students, who will directly benefit from improved quality and access to public healthcare services and facilities.
05/07/2019Government (Greece)Sustainable and inclusive growth€ 70 000 000This EUR 70 million Project loan will part-finance sub-projects to upgrade and modernise the flood-prevention infrastructure in selected urban or peri-urban areas and to protect populations, infrastructure, environmental and cultural assets and other productive assets against severe flooding. Final beneficiaries will be the inhabitants and visiting tourists living in high-risk flood zones of the urban and peri-urban areas of Attica, Central Macedonia and Peloponnese.
05/07/2019Leipziger Wohnungs- und Baugesellschaft mbH (LWB) (Germany)Sustainable and inclusive growth€ 58 000 000This EUR 58 million Programme loan will part-finance the increase in the offer of both affordable and social housing in the city of Leipzig, through the construction, renovation and modernisation of rental housing for low-income persons and the construction of day nurseries. Final beneficiaries will be low-income persons, young children, elderly and disabled persons, students and single-parent families, as well as migrants and refugees.
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.
05/07/2019SG Equipment Finance Czech Republic s.r.o. (SGEF CZ) (Czech Republic)Sustainable and inclusive growth€ 150 000 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.
05/07/2019Municipality 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.
05/07/2019Pekao Leasing Sp. z o.o. (PekaoL) (Poland)Sustainable and inclusive growth€ 100 000 000This EUR 100 million Programme loan will part-finance investments, in the form of leases or loans, for eligible investments undertaken by MSMEs operating in a wide range of sectors, such as construction, wholesale trade, retail, industry and manufacturing. Final beneficiaries will be employees of eligible MSMEs and job seekers throughout the country who will benefit from employment opportunities.
05/07/2019Cassa Depositi e Prestiti SpA (Italy)Sustainable and inclusive growth€ 300 000 000A EUR 300 million PFF (Public Sector Financing Facility) will part-finance investments in sub-projects to address upgrading, modernising and enhancing safety of school infrastructures, in particular, the prevention of accidents and seismic damages. Final beneficiaries will be pupils and teachers accessing the school system across Italy who will benefit from renovated and safe school infrastructures as well as improved capacity through the expansion of existing buildings.
05/07/2019JSC ProCredit Bank (Georgia)Sustainable and inclusive growth€ 25 000 000This EUR 25 million Programme loan will part-finance investments undertaken by MSMEs including fixed assets acquisition, construction or extension of business premises and working capital. Final beneficiaries will be employees of eligible MSMEs and job seekers throughout Georgia who will benefit from the creation of new permanent and seasonal jobs, and the preservation of existing ones.
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.
05/07/2019Goverment (Republic of Moldova)Sustainable and inclusive growth€ 10 000 000Additional request for an amount of EUR 10 million for an increase of LD 1809 (2013) to a total amount of EUR 49 million, to part-finance an increase in the project’s total costs in the sector of action Administrative and judicial infrastructure. Final beneficiaries will be inmates, who will benefit from improved detention conditions, and prison officers, who will benefit from better working conditions.
14/03/2019Government (Bosnia and Herzegovina)Sustainable and inclusive growth€ 11 135 000Investments in psychiatric care sector infrastructure in particular, the construction of new facilities, the reconstruction and adaptation of damaged or temporary infrastructures as well as the provision of furnishings and medical and non-medical equipment. Final beneficiaries will be more than 10 000 patients and medical staff throughout the country.