Archive | March, 2015

Counter Balance input to the EIB climate policy consultation

In order to re-orient the EIB towards more sustainable and climate-oriented operations, Counter Balance submitted two written inputs to the EIB’s public consultation to create a Climate Policy. The first one – jointly submitted with Bankwatch, Focus, urgewald, Both Ends, Estonian Green Movement, Transport and Environment, CEPA Slovakia and Latvian Green Movement – makes proposals […]

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EIB’s new transparency policy allows for more secrecy

Brussels – Yesterday the European Investment Bank (EIB) formally adopted a revised transparency policy including controversial exceptions to the disclosure of internal documents. This watered down transparency policy comes right before the bank will start implementing the € 315 billion Juncker plan and risks undermining the impact of EU recovery efforts. The new transparency policy […]

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