Mission & purpose
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is a multilateral development bank that focuses on fostering sustainable development and promoting economic growth in countries across three continents: Europe, Asia, and Africa. The EBRD provides financial support and expertise to various projects, ranging from infrastructure development and energy efficiency initiatives to private sector investments and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) support. Their ultimate mission is to help build resilient and competitive market economies in their regions of operation, with a strong emphasis on promoting environmental sustainability and inclusive, inclusive economic growth. The EBRD's purpose is to facilitate the transition of their partner countries towards open-market economies, democracy, and private sector-driven development, thereby improving people's lives and creating opportunities for businesses to thrive.