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European Investment Bank
Headquartered in: Luxembourg
98 -100, Boulevard Konrad Adenauer
Luxembourg L-2950 Tel: +352 437922000 Fax: +352 437962000
The European Investment Bank (EIB) headquartered in Luxembourg, is an international financial entity whose main objective in developing countries is to provide finance and expertise for sound and sustainable investment projects, in both the private and the public sector, provide social and economic infrastructure, and address climate change, among others. EIB is currently operating in over 150 countries and has a mandate to operate in any developing country. Climate action is one of the top policy priorities for EIB, which integrates climate considerations across all its activities, in addition to financing climate mitigation and adaptation projects, thereby contributing to low-carbon and climate-resilient growth around the world and supporting the transition to a sustainable low-carbon future. EIB targets 25 per cent of its portfolio as climate action projects and programmes. In 2014, its total investment in climate action projects and programmes was more than US$ 20 billion. Additionally, EIB regularly provides capacity-building support in many sectors and specific technical assistance focused on developing local skills to support project development and implementation, as a way of strengthening country ownership. EIB seeks to support the paradigm shift objective of the GCF by making use of its network of trusted partners in the public and private sectors and non-governmental organisations to optimize the collaborative work of EIB in tackling climate change, and would help to overcome investment hurdles, in particular those faced by the private sector.

entity profile

  • Entity Type:
    • direct (national)
    • direct (regional)
    • international
  • Size:
    • micro
    • small
    • medium
    • large
  • Fiduciary Standards:
    • basic
    • project mgt
    • grant award
    • on-lending/blending
      Loans , Equity , Guarantees
  • Environmental and Social Risk Category:
    • Category C
    • Category B
    • Category A


Primary Contact
Ms. Maria Esther Badiola Guerra Green Climate Fund Operations Officer (for pipeline issues)
  • Tel +352 437982661
  • Email
Secondary Contact
Document title
Published date
Accreditation Master Agreement EIB 26 Sep 2017
Gender action plan FP024 - EIB - Namibia 06 Jun 2017
Gender action plan FP038 - EIB - Multiple countries 06 Jun 2017
Gender assessment FP038 - EIB - Multiple countries 06 Jun 2017
Approved funding proposal FP038 - EIB - Multiple Countries 24 Apr 2017
Approved funding proposal FP026 - CI and EIB - Madagascar 22 Mar 2017
ESS report FP038 - EIB - Multiple countries 16 Mar 2017
ESS report FP026 - CI - EIB - Madagascar 21 Oct 2016
EIB - GCF Board Decision on Accreditation - B.12 29 Jul 2016
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