A third of European Investment Bank lending evades environmental and social rules

Most of this money disappears into a black hole, with no information published about the final beneficiaries and no checks by the EIB

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Open Letter

Open letter and joint statement on EIB's ESSF policy review

In light of the EIB’s review of its Environmental and Social Sustainability Framework we have teamed up with several NGO’s

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Big Tech lobby VS EU Democracy

This podcast deals with the question how the big digital corporations and platforms like Facebook, Google, Amazon and others try to influence European policy making to keep their business models intact.

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What we focus on

Who are we, what do we fight for and how do we achieve it? Find out!

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What we do

Challenging public investment banks

We’re a European coalition of development and environmental non-governmental organisations (NGOs) with extensive experience working on development finance and public banks as well as campaigning to prevent negative impacts resulting from major infrastructure projects

Our mission is to make European public finance a key driver of the transition towards socially and environmentally sustainable and equitable societies

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Our priorities

Where we focus our efforts

Our activities focus on:
Climate Justice, Development & Human Rights,
Transparency & Accountability

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We conduct research on European public financial institutions and challenge investments that result in harmful impacts for people and the environment


We inform the public and open up debates on the role of EU public finance in the transition towards more sustainable and equitable societies


We coordinate advocacy campaigns towards decision-makers at EU and national levels to push for accountable, democratic and sustainable
public banks

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The teddy bear journey


For some years now, a profound reorganisation of our production systems has been underway. A new phase of globalisation has begun, which bears considerable social and environmental risks.

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