EU begins implementation of European Fund for Sustainable Development (EFSD)
On September 28, 2017 the European Commission kick-started the implementation of the EFSD as main instrument in its External Investment Plan (EIP) to support sustainable investments in Africa and the EU Neighbourhood. 

The fund aims to mobilise public and private investment to support sustainable growth in the countries involved and address the root causes of irregular migration. 

The funds initial €4.1 billion is expected to catalyse to €44 billion of new investment. 

More information
LikeLike (0) | Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
EU Update
Juncker’s State of the Union speech: what about sustainability?
EU begins implementation of European Fund for Sustainable Development (EFSD)
European Commission launches initiative for efficient and sustainable public procurement
Upcoming EU Events
Corporate Member News
5 CSR Europe members on Fortune's 2017 Change the World List
BASF sponsors global WorldSkills competition
ENEL launches call for development of renewable energy technologies
Iberdrola Chairman speaks at UN on opportunities created by a low carbon economy
Vattenfall joins EV100 to push for the transition to electric vehicles
National Partner News and Events
Club de Excelencia en Sostenibilidad and Iberdrola call for applications for the 2nd International Energy Cooperation Awards
GRACE promotes 12th edition of biggest Portuguese corporate volunteering initiative, G.I.R.O.
Diversity Corner
CSR Europe publishes two EU Issue Insights on diversity