The European Investment Bank at a glance
The European Investment Bank
is the bank of the European Union.
The European Union is a group of 27 countries in Europe.
We lend billions of euros every year
all around the world.
Most of these businesses
are inside the European Union.
We also help people outside Europe
so that they can live better lives.
This is called development.
Click on the link
to read how we do it:
Who we are
The European Investment Bank Group
includes the European Investment Bank
and the European Investment Fund.
The European Investment Fund
works with smaller companies than
the European Investment Bank.
We have more than 3 000 employees.
Our base is in Luxembourg,
But we have other offices around the world.
We work in 160 countries.
What we do
We lend money to companies
that have ideas
for making something new.
We help women run their own businesses
so that they can have the same opportunities as men.
We lend money to small businesses
so that they can make a profit
and give people jobs.
We also lend money to governments
so that they can buy new buses and trams
that don’t pollute the environment.
Here is the link to our projects:Projects
One of our goals is
to protect the environment.
The environment is what surrounds us
in nature and in the cities where we live.
You can learn
how we protect the environment
in this link:
We also help people solve global problems.
A global problem is a problem that affects all of us.
The COVID-19 crisis is a global problem
because it affects all our lives.
Here is the link to read about
our investments in a COVID-19 vaccine and
other ways we help people in the COVID -19 crisis: