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Commission establishes €100 million fund to support #CleanEnergy investments

Commission establishes €100 million fund to support #CleanEnergy investments

| May 29, 2019

Breakthrough Energy Ventures Europe (BEV-E), a new €100 million investment fund, was established by the European Commission, the European Investment Bank and Breakthrough Energy Ventures during the Fourth Mission Innovation Ministerial meeting in Vancouver, Canada, according to a press release for the European Commission. The fund will help develop innovative European companies and bring radically new […]

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#Investment in UK Startups Rising Despite Brexit

#Investment in UK Startups Rising Despite Brexit

| August 3, 2018

With all this weeks Brexit-related drama, and in the face of mounting evidence of law-breaking, cheating, and foreign interference, it would be fair to say that many in the EU are predicting a grim outcome for the UK post-Brexit. Businesses, in particular, are concerned about what the future outside the EU might hold for them. […]

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#FairTaxation: EU rows into US tax bill debate

| December 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

The European Commission informed journalists that two vice-presidents and two European commissioners have sent a joint letter to United States Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin, concerning the content of the US tax reform bill, writes Catherine Feore. Last week, Vice-President Katainen raised his concerns following the weekly meeting of European commissioners. He said that […]

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#Kazakhstan Global Investment Roundtable

#Kazakhstan Global Investment Roundtable

| December 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Today in Astana on the eve of Industrialization Day, the Government of Kazakhstan, headed by the Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev, discussed topical issues of investing in Kazakhstan with representatives of more than 100 major international companies. As Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev noted, the main goal of the event is the formation of a large-scale […]

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New #EIB Investment Survey highlights investment gaps and obstacles amid recovery

New #EIB Investment Survey highlights investment gaps and obstacles amid recovery

First EIB Group Survey of 12,500 firms across Europe shows investment recovery is underway and set to strengthen further – but firms need to speed up adoption of new technologies, while uncertainty and lack of skills are still holding many firms back The investment recovery is strengthening in Europe. 84% of European firms reported having […]

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#Economy: Eurozone investor morale shrugs off French election fears

#Economy: Eurozone investor morale shrugs off French election fears

| April 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Investor sentiment in the euro zone improved more than expected in April to remain at the highest level in almost 10 years on Monday (10 April), shrugging off risks linked to a closely watched presidential election in France. The Frankfurt-based Sentix research group’s euro zone index rose to 23.9 points, its highest level since August […]

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ECB cash injections for #polluters must stop, NGOs demand

ECB cash injections for #polluters must stop, NGOs demand

Criticising the European Central Bank’s quantitative easing programme, 70 European civil society organisations today called on the bank to stop aggravating climate change through investments in polluting industries, and to make its investments transparent. The civil society statement follows the revelation that the European Central Bank (ECB) has been pouring billions of euros into fossil fuel companies […]

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