Our yearly Development Report shows how our projects contribute to economic development in developing countries and emerging markets. The most important development effects are summarized below.

Figures as per December 31, 2020

Renewable Energy

  • 2,640 MW newly installed power generation capacity from renewable sources
  • 6,029 GWh power produced from renewable sources
  • 4 million people provided with clean energy
  • 29% of OeEB's projects made a main contribution to SDG 7

Financial inclusion / Micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSME)

  • 673,958 people employed in projects financed by OeEB
  • 226,344 MSMEs reached with OeEB financing
  • 48% of OeEB's projects made a main contribution to SDG 8

Infrastructure

  • 13% of OeEB's projects made a main contribution to SDG 9

Climate Protection

  • EUR 549 million / 38% of OeEB's portfolio invested in climate-relevant projects
  • 1.5 million tons of CO2 emissions saved by OeEB's renewable energy projects
  • 35% of OeEB's projects made a main contribution to SDG 13

Gender Equality

  • 189,771 / 28% of people employed in OeEB's projects are women
  • EUR 35 million of loans provided in 2020 contributed to women's economic empowerment
  • 7% of OeEB's projects made a main contribution to SDG 

Least Developed Countries

  • 12.4% of our portfolio is currently invested in LDCs

Capacity Building

  • 402 companies and financial institutions were supported directly with technical assistance
  • 1,180 people have been trained in these programmes

Mobilisation

  • EUR 50.7 million mobilised from the private sector

Development Report 2020

Learn more about how OeEB's projects contribute to economic development and improving living conditions in developing countries.
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