Demographic change in the EU

Demographic change in the EU

Europe is ageing fast. What does it mean for “the oldest-old”, notably in terms of more efficient elderly care ? On 6 December 2018, at an EIB Institute seminar, Professor Martin Karlsson and Norman Bannenberg, from the University of Duisburg-Essen, presented the...
Empower the consumer!

Empower the consumer!

In the fight against climate change, the residential sector is one of the areas with the greatest potential for energy savings: the cleanest and cheapest energy choice is not to waste it, said Professor Massimo Filippini, ETH Zurich, at an EIB Institute seminar. But...
Impact investing for PPPs

Impact investing for PPPs

Impact investing aims to incorporate environmental, social and governance factors into investment decision-making. But how, especially in Public-Private-Partnerships (PPPs)? The project for the new hospital of Treviso (Northern Italy) offers an interesting case-study...
Doing the right project

Doing the right project

The right project should answer “strategic fit and business needs, provide value for money, be commercially viable as well as affordable, fundable and achievable”, said Joe Flanagan, adviser to the Welsh Government and State of Guernsey on Better Business...