Opinion & Analysis

How can Covid-19-influenced CMU initiatives help diversify SME access to finance while promoting a greener economy?

SMEs will play a key role in the green transition, especially in improving the energy efficiency of housing. Innovative financing models in this sector would contribute towards achieving the ‘Fit for 55’ goals, as well as support the business environment of the SMEs that will implement a myriad of small energy improvement projects.

This document was provided by the Policy Department for Economic, Scientific and Quality of Life Policies at the request of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON Committee).


Authors: Daniel Gros / Willem Pieter De Groen / Damir Gojsic / Apostolos Thomadakis / Mathieu Vuylsteke


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