OeEB Impact Report: Financing for over 370,000 micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in developing countries

OeEB publishes the Impact Report for the year 2023. The results are once again encouraging. 49% of OeEB projects contribute to SDG 8 - decent work and economic growth. Furthermore, 35% of people employed in projects supported by OeEB are women.

World's largest gender investment fund launched with OeEB as anchor investor

The Global Gender-Smart Fund (GGSF) addresses the $1.7 trillion gender gap by providing responsible financial services to underserved women, women-owned, and women-led businesses in developing markets.

Steffen Suhany appointed new member of OeEB's Executive Board

Steffen Suhany will be a new member of OeEB's Executive Board from June 1, 2024. He will assume responsibility for the strategic and operational bank-wide risk management.

Green for Growth Fund and OeEB celebrate a decade of Climate Action

The Green for Growth Fund and OeEB announce a new investment, continuing their decade-long partnership and contributing to sustainable development and climate change mitigation in South East Europe.

OeEB invests in the expansion of renewable energy in India

The investment of EUR 25 million supports AMPIN Energy Transition in growing its renewable energy portfolio and establishing a solar cell and module production facility.

OeEB completes financial year 2023 with record new business of around EUR 400 million

OeEB can look back on a successful financial year 2023. The bank, which acts on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Finance, provided a record value of around EUR 400 million.

US$40 Million European Backing for Uganda Rural Telecom Expansion

TowerCo of Africa Uganda to install 506 new telecom towers with the support of European development finance partners to transform access to telecom services in rural Uganda.
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OeEB places even greater focus on climate financing and projects in Africa in its new strategy

Activities in the areas of climate protection and gender equality will also be further expanded.

European DFIs report record new investments in 2023

In 2023, fifteen Europe-based development finance institutions (EDFI) recorded their strongest year for total level of joint commitments by channelling a combined EUR 9.5 billion.

OeEB investment supports launch of Solar Green Bond for SME Solar Developers in Africa

The SIMA Commercial & Industrial Solar Green Bond will finance small-scale productive-use solar projects within the commercial and small industrial (C&I) sectors throughout Africa. In addition, the bond aims to create sustainable access to energy combined with energy savings.
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