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Building a greener society: Ecology Building Society joins the Energy Efficient Mortgages Pilot Scheme

PRESS RELEASE Brussels, 20 September 2018 – For immediate release The Energy Efficient Mortgages (EEM) Initiative and Ecology Building Society are delighted to announce that Ecology Building Society will participate in the Energy Efficient Mortgages Pilot Scheme. The EEM Initiative is aimed at delivering a mortgage financing mechanism, according to which borrowers are incentivised to improve […]

Energy Efficient Mortgages can unlock Europe’s first fuel

By Marco Marijewycz, International Market Manager B2C, E.ON Improving the energy efficiency of Europe’s building stock is one of the greatest infrastructure challenges facing our generation. Europe has one of the oldest concentration of building stock in the world, with about 35% of the continent’s buildings over 50 years old. Moreover, buildings account for 40% […]

Energy Efficient Mortgages: From a Data Perspective

By Vincent Mahieu, Senior Associate, Hypoport In the second week of June 2018 we saw a successful launch of the Energy Efficient Mortgages Pilot Scheme  (in collaboration with 37 European banks, 23 supporting organisations and EU and international political institutions). The EeMAP and EeDaPP are part of the Energy Efficient Mortgages Initiative that aims to […]

EeMAP Market Consultation: Over 500 Stakeholders Show Strong Support for Pilot Proposals

By Stephen Richardson, World Green Building Council Between February and April of this year, the EeMAP consortium undertook a mammoth, market consultation exercise to gather detailed feedback on our draft proposals for the pilot scheme. Spearheading this process, national Green Building Council’s (GBCs) from the Europe Regional Network (ERN) of World Green Building Council hosted […]

Energy Efficient Mortgages Initiative: The Dawn of a New Asset Class?

By Luca Bertalot, Secretary General EMF-ECBC, Coordinator EeMAP&EeDaPP Introduction: Interest in energy efficiency finance has increased in recent years, driven largely by the successful conclusion of COP21 and the ambitious efforts being undertaken at EU level as a result. For its part, the EU has set itself an overall 20% energy savings target by 2020 […]

Press release – The light turns green: Energy Efficient Mortgages Pilot Scheme goes live!

PRESS RELEASE   –   PRESS RELEASE   –   PRESS RELEASE Brussels, 14 June 2018 – For immediate release The light turns green: Energy Efficient Mortgages Pilot Scheme goes live! Today marks an important milestone for the Energy Efficient Mortgages Initiative, with the official launch of the Energy Efficient Mortgages Pilot Scheme, on the occasion of the Energy […]

SUSTAINABLE BOND ISSUANCE AND ENERGY EFFICIENT BUILDINGS

The case of Caja Rural de Navarra: A practical experience for the retail banking sector by Miguel Garcia de Eulate Martin, Caja Rural de Navarra Caja Rural de Navarra (CRN) updated in 2017 its Sustainable Bond Framework in order to include Energy efficient buildings within its eligible use of proceeds. This was a relevant step […]

24/04/2018 – EeMAP Irish national workshop in Dublin

The Irish Green Building Council hosted a national workshop to bring together expert stakeholders to debate EeMAP’s proposals and how to launch energy efficiency mortgage pilots in the Irish market. The event provided an unique opportunity to explore the formation of a national hub for green mortgages in Ireland. The event took place on 24 […]