According to EIB website, this project involves a multi-beneficiary intermediated loan to fund the lending activity of Bank Ochrony Srodowiska S.A. to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), mid-caps and public sector entities in Poland, with a dedicated climate action window. The project aims to provide financing intermediated by Bank Ochrony Srodowiska S.A. for small and medium-scale projects carried out by SMEs, mid-caps and public sector entities with a dedicated window for activities related to climate action.
It will require the intermediary institution to take all requisite measures to ensure that the environmental and procurement procedures carried out by the final beneficiaries for the sub-projects that the Bank finances comply with relevant EU legislation and applicable national legislation, provided that it is in conformity with EU rules.
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