EIB Vice-President Ricardo Mourinho Félix kicked off the event, moderated by EIB Director
EIB Vice-President Mourinho Félix highlighted the leading role that the EIB played in the launch of the Sustainable Blue Economy Finance Principles and the bank's ambition to support clean and sustainable ocean. Through its Blue Sustainable Ocean Strategy, the EIB committed to double its lending to sustainable ocean projects to €2.5 billion over the period 2019-2023 and expects to mobilise at least €5 billion of investments that will contribute to improve the health of the oceans and their resources.
Finally, he congratulated
In his keynote address,
The event was followed by a high-level expert panel moderated by
With over 50 members and signatories and representing over
The EIB is one of the founding partners of the Sustainable Blue Economy Finance Principles, alongside the WWF, the
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