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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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How to Develop a National Green Taxonomy for Emerging Markets - A New World Bank Guide

The World Bank published a guide outlining the processes that financial regulators can use to develop a green taxonomy. The publication, "Developing a National Green Taxonomy: A World Bank Guide", will help regulators in emerging economies who seek to “green” their countries’ financial systems.

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 ...

Advisory Services

Reserve 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 ...