European Investment Bank

Infrastructure

Background

Private sector investment in energy lending and climate finance

Meeting notes of 'Private sector investment in energy lending and climate finance'

30 November 2010 | Minutes

Finance

News

Speakers: The Private sector turn: private equity, financial intermediaries and what they mean for d

The list of speakers and short bios for the "Private sector turn: private equity, financial intermediaries and what thye mean for development" conference in London, 22 November 2010

23 September 2010 | Events

Rights

News

Logistics: The private sector turn: Private equity, financial intermediaries and what they mean for

Logistical information for the "The private sector turn" conference in London, 22 November 2010.

23 September 2010 | Events

Rights

News

The private sector turn: Private equity, financial intermediaries and what they mean for development

A one day conference on 22 November in London. It will focus on the recent expansion of private sector lending within development finance. Looking particularly at the private sector portfolio of international financial institutions and the role of private equity funds and financial intermediaries. The conference will be followed by a strategy day to coordinate future work and action.

23 September 2010 | Events

Rights

News

Agenda: The Private Sector Turn: Private equity, financial intermediaries and what they mean for dev

The agenda for the "The Private Sector Turn: Private equity, financial intermediaries and what they mean for development" conference in London, 22 November 2010.

23 September 2010 | Events

Conditionality

News

Conference: The Private Sector Turn

A one day conference on 22 November in London focusing on the recent expansion of private sector lending within development finance. Looking particularly at the private sector portfolio of international financial institutions and the role of private equity funds and financial intermediaries. The conference will be followed by a strategy day to coordinate future work and action.

23 September 2010 | Events

Environment

Analysis

Climate Investment Funds Monitor 1

Donors have pledged $6.2 billion to the World Bank hosted Climate Investment Funds (CIFs) making them big players in current climate finance. The last three months have seen the Scaling Up Renewable Energy programme launched, new country investment plans endorsed by the Clean Technology Fund, and pilot countries selected for the Forest Investment Programme. A discussion paper, commissioned by the CIFs Administrative Unit has begun to look at lessons that can be learnt and incorporated in the rol

16 March 2010 | Briefings

Environment

News

Leaky logic: dams in three countries questioned

Recent reports have raised new questions about the impacts of World Bank-funded dams in Uganda and Laos, while in Mozambique the World Bank will likely be approached to fund another controversial project likely to be spearheaded by China

1 April 2008

Infrastructure

News

More fossil fuels and faith in the private sector

As part of its commitment to solve the global problems of energy poverty and climate change, in late March the World Bank and the European Investment Bank launched the Carbon Fund for Europe. However the Bank’s recent Implementation of the Management Response to the Extractive Industries Review 2006 reveals an alarming rise in its fossil fuel operations and show that little progress has been made on its environment and development indicators.

2 April 2007

Rights

News

Bank directors bound by rights obligations

A report by a coalition of German NGOs finds that Germany extra-territorial obligations extend to its role in multilateral development banks.

31 January 2007

IFI governance

News

Only 22% of info requests fulfilled

A new study released in October by the Global Transparency Initiative undermines IFI claims to increased transparency.

23 November 2006

Accountability

Commentary

Time to listen to Lesotho! - The World Bank and its new anti-corruption agenda

Comment piece by Hennie Van Vuuren on corruption and bribery in the Bank-supported Lesotho Highlands Water Scheme

11 September 2006 | Guest comment