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Policy Brief: EIB’s role in the EU Covid-19 crisis response

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to unfold, European governments have been developing public stimulus packages to help relaunch the economy and avoid a historic recession. As the ‘EU Bank’, the European Investment Bank (EIB) will play a flagship role under the EU recovery package in response to the health crisis and its economic consequences…

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Reviewed EIB tax haven policy not effective

On December 15th, 2010 the European Investment Bank made public its ‘policy towards weakly regulated, non-transparent and uncooperative jurisdictions’ which is a revision of its former policy on tax havens. Although the Bank’s policy goes further than other IFI’s policies, it still contains a number of unacceptable loopholes and more importantly it won’t prevent European […]

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Counter Balance critique on the new version of the “EIB policy towards weakly regulated, non-transparent and uncooperative jurisdictions”

On December 15th, 2010 the European Investment Bank made public its ‘policy towards weakly regulated, non-transparent and uncooperative jurisdictions’ which is a revision of its former policy on tax havens. Although the Bank’s policy goes further than other IFI’s policies; it still contains a number of unacceptable loopholes and more importantly it won’t prevent European […]

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Counter Balance Critique of “The EIB Statement of Environmental and Social Principle and Standards”

Contribution of Counter Balance to the ongoing development of the EIB’s Statement of Environmental and Social Principles and Standards (from 18th March 2008). Read it here

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