All World Bank bonds are sustainable development bonds and provide investors with an opportunity to do well by doing good. Investors can have confidence in both the quality and impact of their investment.
Sustainable development bonds support:
- the World Bank Group twin goals to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity,
- the Sustainable Development Goals, and
- positive outcomes in countries.
Our bonds support the Twin goals & Sustainable Development Goals and provide positive outcomes environmental, social and governance (ESG) outcomes. The net proceeds of Sustainable Development Bonds support World Bank projects and follow a robust set of reporting guidelines to track impacts for investors who want to do well by doing good.
We have a triple-A rating since 1959 and have issued debt since 1947. We fund only sovereign-guaranteed projects & have a preferred creditor status. We have a quality loan portfolio, diversified shareholder base, prudent risk management and substantial liquidity.
We have access to over 70 years of institutional experience. We use our experience to create new products, develop new markets and advise countries. We have created market firsts including the first swap, global bond, e-bond, green bond and blockchain bond.