Jessica Fund in Italy

JESSICA – Joint European Support for Sustainable Investment in City Areas – is an initiative by the European Commission in partnership with the EIB for the promotion of sustainable urban development through innovating financial engineering instruments.

Active since the second half of 2009, Jessica has been launched in 12 EU countries. Italy ranks first in its implementation in Sicily, Sardinia and Campania.

Equiter is the first operator for Jessica projects at national scale with more than 190 mil funds available. In less than 5 years, the resources managed by Equiter within Jessica project have been allocated to 41 projects.