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EBRD wins two awards for gas flaring reduction projects

The Bank keeps looking for ways to turn major environmental problem into business opportunity for its clients.

As the EBRD has proved time and time again, “environmentally friendly” can and should mean “business-friendly”. Two EBRD projects were honoured for their strong impact on gas flaring reduction at the 10-year anniversary event of the World Bank’s Global Gas-Flaring Reduction (GGFR) partnership’s Forum in London.… Read more

October 26 / 2012

Feeding the world

Tractor plowing field

Who will feed the world? A conference in Istanbul on Private Sector for Food Security conference will seek answers.

The event, organised by the EBRD (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development) and FAO (the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation) is bringing together agricultural producers and policymakers, from the Mediterranean to far-eastern Russia.… Read more

September 10 / 2012
Category Agribusiness
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EBRD region won the Olympics; it needs an even playing field for its businesses

Watching the amazing pictures of thousands of athletes from around the world celebrating their achievements, it struck me how much outstanding sporting talent comes from the EBRD region. A quick tally shows that the so-called transition region, which now spreads from Morocco to Mongolia, would have come up way on top of the medal table, with 66 gold medals, 69 silvers and a whopping 101 bronzes.… Read more

August 17 / 2012

Euro 2012: the host nations’ perspective

Ukrainian football, politics and oligarchs, hopes and opportunities, and much more were discussed at the EBRD’s London Headquarters on the first day of the Euro-2012 football championship.

The FT’s Yuri Bender, a Brit of Ukrainian origin, became interested in football through his father, an amateur goalkeeper.… Read more

June 08 / 2012