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World Bank bonds are the primary funding source for member country project loans. Through its activities in the capital markets, the World Bank is able to fund projects in member countries in areas such as health and education, gender equality, and environmental protection and climate change activities.
The World Bank recently started tailoring products for investors that want to support clean technology, low carbon economies, and climate change related activities. The innovative “green bond” marked the first product which support projects specific to a World Bank program.
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World Bank bonds raise $25 - $35 billion annually in capital markets for investments in projects designed to alleviate poverty and promote sustainable and caring growth that protects natural resources, making World Bank bonds especially attractive for investors with ethical or sustainable investment strategies.