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Project Example Stories From Around The World

To fund development projects in member countries, World Bank bonds are issued by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) in the international capital markets. With a triple-A credit rating, wide choice of products, and sustainable investment opportunities, World Bank bonds are a suitable choice for investors seeking financial investments that help the World Bank’s mandate to alleviate poverty worldwide.

World Bank - World Leader: The Borrower that Shaped the Bond Markets

The World Bank has always been at the forefront of the global debt markets, not just in terms of issuance but also in the leadership it has shown and its commitment to innovation, says John Geddie.

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From The IFR Markets 2000th Issue 2013

IFR The Borrower that Shaped the Bond Markets



An Overview of the World Bank Green Bond and Examples of the Types of Projects it Helps Support

The World Bank Green Bond raises funds from fixed-income investors to support World Bank lending to eligible projects that seek to mitigate climate change or help affected people adapt to it. Eligible projects are selected by World Bank environment specialists and meet specific criteria for low-carbon development.