By Miguel Garcia de Eulate, Head of Capital Markets, Caja Rural de Navarra One can be forgiven for embracing a pessimistic view on the future of retail banking: low margins, huge adaptation costs to digitalisation, and new regulatory burdens are constantly – and rightly – mentioned as the biggest challenges for the industry. However, what […]
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The EeMAP Finance & Banking Committee, together with the EeMAP Advisory Council and the EeMAP Energy Efficiency Committee, met in Venice on Thursday 28 September 2017 to discuss the next steps for moving the EeMAP Initiative forward.
We are delighted to share that the EeMAP project is starting to attract attention in both national and international press thanks to efforts of the EeMAP consortium partners and their respective members and contacts to promote and disseminate the Project and its first major findings in relation to the financing of energy efficiency and all […]
By James Drinkwater, Regional Director, Europe Network – World Green Building Council If you look deep into the dynamics of the property sector, there are two groups of actors that have a greater influence than any others: building occupants and institutional investors. The behaviour of these two groups will, to a large degree, determine whether […]
The days when energy efficient finance was only a vision upheld by few are numbered. Once seen as a niche activity, green and energy efficiency finance is now shaping the international agenda, and green/energy efficiency financial products are scaling-up across industries and capital markets. The political drive for green finance has pushed forward the development of a green […]
By Zsolt Toth, External Affairs & EU Liaison Manager, Europe RICS Lenders rely on valuations as part of the risk assessment process of offering loans. When deciding whether to make a mortgage offer, lenders take into account, along with other factors, both the customer’s ability to make the payments and the advice provided by the […]
By Mariangiola Fabbri, Senior Project Manager, Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE) In Europe, buildings are responsible for around 40% of energy consumption. Without a long-term plan to renovate and decarbonise the European building stock, the road to achieve the EU’s climate and energy objectives and the Paris Climate Agreement commitments will be long and winding. […]
Brussels, 15 November 2017 – For immediate release Second EeMAP National Roundtable event takes place in Brussels Today, the Energy Efficient Mortgages Action Plan (EeMAP) Initiative takes another concrete step forward with the second in a series of national Roundtable events, this time focussing on Belgium. The event, organised in Brussels in cooperation with the […]
First EeMAP national Roundtable event to focus on Italy Following on from the presentation of EeMAP in Bonn at COP 23, the Energy Efficient Mortgages Action Plan (EeMAP) Initiative takes a concrete step forward with the first in a series of national Roundtable events, on this occasion focussing on Italy. The event, organised in Milan […]
Energy efficient mortgages could play a central role in Europe’s new strategy for sustainable finance, states a EeMAP White Paper published today under the EU funded ‘Energy Efficient Mortgages Action Plan’ (EeMAP) Initiative – which sets out key recommendations towards the creation of an energy efficient mortgage product for Europe. In producing this White Paper, EMF-ECBC has […]
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