What We Do

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) helps businesses and economies thrive. Through our financial investment, business services and involvement in high-level policy reform, we're well placed to promote entrepreneurship and change lives.

Everything we do pursues the goal of advancing the transition to open, market economies, whilst fostering sustainable and inclusive growth.

Services we offer

Financial investment projects are at the heart of our operations.

In addition we provide business advisory services and promote trade finance and loan syndications.

Where we work

We're active in more than 36 economies, from the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean, to Central and Eastern Europe, to Central Asia.

Business sectors we work in

Our operations span a range of industries, from agribusiness to infrastructure to transport.

Thanks to our Green Economy Transition approach we are world leaders in climate finance.

Learn about our projects

Other areas of activity

Economic expertise: Our team of economists provide expert regional analysis and forecasts.


Our political engagement: EBRD staff regularly work on policy reform with governments, business leaders and regional officials, helping shape policies and initiatives that create favourable economic conditions and improve lives.


Governance, compliance and values

All our work is subject to strict and clear governance, designed to ensure transparency and good practice whilst taking multiple steps to avoid corruption.

All EBRD projects are evaluated so that we can learn from each and every operation.

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Examples of our work

Sustainable dairy farming in Egypt

Egypt: Dairy Farming in the Nile Delta

The EBRD, EU and Juhayna support sustainable dairy farming in the Nile Delta.
Tajikistan Power

Tajikistan: the EBRD and Hydroelectric Power

We’re investing in the repair and rehabilitation of one of Tajikistan's dams.

Moldova lighting

Moldova: switching the green light on

We're helping Chisinau make the switch from conventional lighting to low energy LED bulbs.