The first part of the 2021-2022 EIB Climate Survey explores people’s views on climate change in a rapidly changing world. The results from this release focus on citizens’ perceptions of climate change and the actions they expect their country to take to combat it.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is joining forces with Caixa Geral de Depósitos S.A. (CGD) to support the liquidity and investment needs of Portuguese companies affected by the economic crisis caused by the pandemic. To this end, the EIB will provide a €112.5 million guarantee, which will enable CGD to grant a total of €150 million of working capital, finance leases, and investment loans with the objective of facilitating financing of up to €367.5 million in support of mid-caps, large companies, as well as public sector and other entities operating in the health sector.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Portuguese Government joined forces to promote the development of the hydrogen sector in the country. EIB Vice-President, Ricardo Mourinho Félix, and Minister of the Environment and Climate Action, João Pedro Matos Fernandes, signed today in Lisbon a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) during the High Level Conference “Hydrogen in Society - Bridging the Gaps”, organised by the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union.. The proposed MoU is a non-binding agreement aimed at fostering cooperation between the two entities in the sector.