Maintaining a permanent and constructive dialogue on long-term financing with European financial institutions whilst representing, promoting and defending the shared interests of our Members. This includes informing the EU institutions on the role and potential of the Members as agencies for long-term financing and promoting convergence and common positions in response to consultations launched by the European Commission.
Developing the concept of long-term investment within the economic and financial sector whilst strengthening cooperation at an operational level, acting as long-term financiers and facilitating access between European and national financing schemes.
Strengthening the access of the Members to information on matters related to the EU and exchanging information and experiences amongst Members. This includes sharing the Association's interest and advice to the EU with regards to the promotion of long-term investment and informing its Members on the discussions, initiatives and measures conducted by the EU institutions.
Promoting academic research on long-term investments and exerting influence on EU Institutions by acting as a common interlocutor and Member spokesperson without prejudice to the separate freedom of expression of each Member. These include initiating and publishing research programmes and case studies and holding conferences on behalf of our Members.
Given the rapid changes our societies are undergoing and the 'short-termist' tendency of many economic and political actors, the need for long-term vision is more important than ever. The implementation of far-reaching global objectives such as building sustainable infrastructure for sustainable investment, fighting climate change or innovating in our resources consumption and in production technologies is not only an absolute necessity: it is also a path, in itself, to recovery from the current crisis on a new basis to avoid its return and ensure the well-being of future generations.
The European economy needs support in the current crisis situation. There is a chance to soften the impact of the economic downturn but companies require liquidity immediately and the financing of investments should be continued simultaneously.
The European Union and the Member States have an efficient network of promotional banks and institutions. Today, they have been asked to show their mettle. Promotional instruments should address the needs at national, regional and local levels. National Promotional Banks and Institutions (NPBIs) are best prepared to provide the necessary support on the ground. The first instruments are already working.Read more ...
*Please note that this event has been postponed to a later date*
Sustainable Finance has gained more and more relevance in our business and the latest policy decisions are pointing even more in this direction. The European Commission presented the European Green Deal which includes a Sustainable Europe Investment Plan and the National Energy and Climate Plans which will trigger more sustainable finance activities of NPBIs. However, ELTI members and the EIB have experience in very different fields of sustainable finance ranging from Green and Sustainable Bonds, sustainable infrastructure projects, energy-efficiency programmes to financing research and development projects in this field. In 2018, ELTI members committed more than 35% of all credit approvals for sustainable projects.Read more ...
We deeply regret having to inform you that we have taken the extremely difficult decision to postpone the Sustainable Investment Forum Europe 2020 that was due to take place on 10th March in Paris.
New dates will be announced as soon as possible. This very difficult decision has been made in response to the growing concerns around Coronavirus (COVID-19).Read more ...
Amsterdam - The official launch of Invest-NL took place on 16 January 2020 in Amsterdam in the presence of Minister of Finance Wopke Hoekstra and Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate Eric Wiebes. As a private company led by Wouter Bos, Invest-NL will provide financing to companies that will make the Netherlands more sustainable and more innovative. With a share capital of 1.7 billion euros, Invest-NL’s focus at launch is on the energy transition and on innovative, fast-growing companies (scale-ups).Read more ...
Brussels, 19 March 2020
ELTI Position Paper: NPBIs ready to fight the COVID-19 economic crisis PDF
Brussels, 9 December 2019
ELTI Position Paper: Promotional Banks’ role in implementing the Paris Agreement PDF
Brussels, 30 October 2019
ELTI Position Paper: EU Taxonomy PDF
Brussels, 16 September 2019
AECM, EAPB, ELTI & NEFI Position Paper: Comments on the State of Play regarding InvestEU PDF
Brussels, 13 February 2019
AECM, EAPB, ELTI, NEFI & SME United position paper: Comments on SME-related aspects of the proposed InvestEU Programme PDF
Brussels, 24 September 2018
ELTI Position Paper: InvestEU: how to concretely deliver? PDF
Brussels, 11 June 2018
AECM, EAPB, ELTI & NEFI Position Paper: Financing Energy Efficiency measures in buildings - 'Reflections on the creation of a coherent approach in a multi-level governance system PDF
Brussels, 26 March 2018
ELTI Position Paper: Financial instruments in the next MFF - The way forward regarding the single fund, direct access for NPBIs and the single rule book PDF
Brussels, January 2018
High-Level Task-Force on Social Infrastructure's Final Report - 'Boosting Investments in Social Infrastructure in Europe PDFRead more ...
An Assonime-CEPR Research Project - Restarting European Long Term Investment Finance (RELTIF), sponsored by Emittenti Titoli PDFRead more ...
Basel, August 2014
Bank for International Settlements (BIS) - Monetary & Economic Department - Working Paper No 454: Understanding the challenges for infrastructure finance by Torsten Ehlers PDFRead more ...
CEPII Policy Brief No 4 July 2014 - A New Architecture for Public Investment in Europe: The Eurosystem of Investment Banks and the Fede Fund by Natacha Valla, Thomas Brand & Sebastian Doisy PDF
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