fi-compass news

May 2020
European Structural and Investment Funds and Energy Performance Contracting – new fi-compass report published
A new fi-compass report has been published highlighting the potential for European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) to support the ... Read the full story
fi-compass Showcase 2019 submission – watch a video story from Italy: San Giorgio
This ‘fi-compass Showcase 2019’ submission is a video story about the company San Giorgio, founded back in 1980 as a small pastry shop, ... Read the full story
fi-compass Jam Sessions. A new series of podcasts launched
fi-compass has launched a new podcast series with a discussion with Axel Badrichani, Deputy Head, DG REGIO, on how ESIF financial ... Read the full story
Financial instruments for energy efficiency – Lithuania highlighted as best practice by European Court of Auditors
Use of financial instruments or market mechanisms are highlighted in a new report from the European Court of Auditors (ECA) as key ... Read the full story
April 2020
COVID-19 in Slovakia: a first ESIF instrument to help SMEs hit by the crisis
In as little as a month, Slovak Investment Holding (SIH) has launched the SIH Anti-Corona Guarantee, a new financial instrument to help ... Read the full story
Update – Amendments to the Common Provisions Regulation - new flexibilities for financial instruments to respond to COVID-19 outbreak
  As part of the Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative (CRII), the Common Provisions Regulation 1303/2013 (CPR) has been amended to ... Read the full story
Upcoming fi-compass activities and resources for the EAFRD community
The fi-compass ‘Sixth annual EU conference on EAFRD financial instruments for agriculture and rural development in 2014-2020’ initially ... Read the full story
ESF financial instruments for student loans to leave no one behind
A skilled and qualified workforce is the cornerstone of a competitive economy and an inclusive society. In light of the funding gap in ... Read the full story
Zotcar: the leading private car rental in La Réunion
Michel Thiers is the CEO of Zotcar (zot meaning 'your' or 'yours' in Creole), a digital and collaborative car rental solution created ... Read the full story
ERDF financial instruments help Italian social cooperative cut bills
Support from an ERDF financial instrument has helped an Italian social cooperative in Emilia-Romagna cut its heating bills by 25% in a ... Read the full story