Social inclusion bond

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Sustainable investment - Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB).

Proceeds raised through social inclusion bonds issued by the CEB are to be exclusively used to finance and/or refinance, in part or in full, new and/or existing loans that:

(i) are exclusively focused on social activities; and
(ii) have a social impact that can be easily assessed and quantified with data available for impact reporting.

Examples include:
(a) Social housing for low-income persons;
(b) Education and vocational training: projects concerning education, including vocational training, and related basic infrastructure with the aim to provide access to education and vocational training; and
(c) Projects facilitating access to credit for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) for the prime purpose of promoting the creation and preservation of viable jobs.

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