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Sustainability is in the DNA of the Bank

Emma Navarro, Vice-President of the European Investment Bank.

Familiar with sustainability

Sustainability has always been at the core of the mission of the EIB, in the DNA of the Bank.

All investments will be green

Sustainable Development Goals

My first responsibility is the climate. But at the end of the day most of the SDGs are interrelated. We are contributing to SDGs linked to water, climate, food, or gender.

Figure 1 — EIB investments and SDGs. Source: EIB.

Aligning with the Paris Agreement

Even if you do a great job financing climate action, the rest of what you do should not be detrimental to the climate.

External assurance

From threat to opportunity



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