EIB supports women and young people at work
The European Investment Bank announced on Tuesday it will work with Greece's systematic banks to provide 500 million euros' worth of loans for new business investment in the country, including dedicated financing for companies across the country that actively support youth employment and the empowerment of women in the workplace.
The new financing initiative represents the first dedicated support by the EIB in Greece for companies that support female entrepreneurship and female corporate leadership, and will contribute to the greater professional empowerment of women.
The new program will also encourage greater youth employment using the EIB's "Skills and Jobs - investing for youth" model and builds on the success of past schemes that have enabled jobs for hundreds of young people.
"When more women work, economies grow. The European Investment Bank Group is committed...