International Transport Forum - 2014 annual summit Transport for a Changing World | 21-23 may 2014 - Leipsig, Germany | France presidency

The EIB is the EU Bank. We are owned by the 28 Member States, enjoy an excellent credit rating, and we focus on activities to further European Union policy goals.

Lending in the field of sustainable transport demonstrates the Bank’s commitment to reducing emissions and promoting the highest possible standards in energy efficiency, while we also focus our lending to the automotive industry on the research and development of cleaner, safer vehicles.

The EIB is among the largest sustainable transport lenders in the world. In 2013, we invested over EUR 13bn in such projects, accounting for 17% of our overall lending. The Bank finances projects through its own funds, as well as providing additional assistance via a range of joint initiatives and instruments.