fi-compass news

May 2020
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
Accessible geothermal energy thanks to ESIF financing
How do we replace fossil fuels? That is the big question. While intermittent renewables like solar and wind, when paired with batteries ... Read the full story
fi-compass supporting the European Commission’s Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative
The COVID-19 pandemic is clearly already having a significant impact on everybody’s daily life. We send our best wishes to all our ... Read the full story
State aid: Commission extends Temporary Framework to enable Member States fight Coronavirus and protect jobs
The State aid Temporary Framework adopted by the European Commission on 19 March in response to the COVID-19 outbreak has been extended to ... Read the full story