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World Bank Group Launches Emergency Coronavirus Support for Developing Countries

The World Bank Group is acting quickly to step up support as countries respond to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic and face a wide range of consequences.

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World Bank Launches Inaugural Sustainable Development Bond Impact Report

This World Bank Sustainable Development Bond Impact Report 2019 is the first impact report covering all World Bank bond issuance and the entire portfolio of the World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, IBRD)’s development activities.

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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.

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Sovereign social bonds to protect lives and livelihoods

With governments across the world working on fiscal packages to limit the macro fallout from the pandemic, sovereign issuers need to go to the capital markets. The social bond concept would work well for them.

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 ...