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World Bank Lists First Catastrophe Bond on Singapore Exchange, providing $225 million in coverage for the Philippines

The World Bank listed two catastrophe bonds on the Singapore Exchange, which finance up to US$225 million of financial protection against earthquakes and tropical cyclones for the Republic of the Philippines over the next three years. This is the first World Bank bond ever listed on SGX, the first cat bond ever listed on an Asian exchange, and the first cat bond ever sponsored by an Asian sovereign.

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World Bank Launches Sovereign ESG Data Portal (esgdata.worldbank.org)

The World Bank Sovereign ESG Data Portal is new platform to discover and analyze data relevant to sovereign ESG analysis. It was developed as part of the World Bank’s strategy to improve sovereign ESG data usage and analytics and to increase transparency around countries’ sustainability performance. Visit esgdata.worldbank.org for direct access to the portal.


World Bank Green Bond Impact Report 2019

The World Bank Green Bond Impact Report includes an overview of the World Bank’s green bond program and eligible project portfolio, as well as a summary of impact highlights from completed projects that are mapped to sustainable development goals.


E-Learning Opportunity for World Bank Financial Products

The World Bank Treasury is excited to announce a new e-learning program, that provides an overview of the financial products offered by the World Bank to help clients maximize access to development financing and mitigate risks, including the IBRD loan, financial risk management products and disaster risk financing products. The courses are open to the public by enrolling in the World Bank Open Learning Campus.

Capital Markets

Green Bonds

Green bonds offer investors the opportunity to do well and to do good at the same time. The World Bank Green Bond raises funds from fixed income investors to support World Bank lending for eligible projects that seek to ...

Client Services

Public Debt Management Advisory

The team provides practitioner-to-practitioner, programmatic support, focusing on development and implementation of customized reforms to assist countries in strengthening their capacity to manage debt.

Advisory Services

Reserves Advisory & Management Partnership (RAMP)

RAMP aims to strengthen the investment management capacities of public sector institutions so they may efficiently manage public assets, and aims to deliver high-quality asset management services efficiently on a cost-...

Development Finance

IDA in the Capital Markets

To expand the scale of financing to its clients to help them to achieve Sustainable Development Goals, the International Development Association (IDA) intends to start leveraging its exceptional capital base through ...