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The 2020 Impact Report is focused on IBRD Sustainable Development Bonds and Green Bonds, and the IBRD-financed projects supported by these bonds. Dedicated chapters for Sustainable Development Bonds and Green Bonds present results highlights, issuance, commitment and allocation figures, followed by examples of the new projects added to the respective project portfolios in FY20.

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Foreword

World Bank Vice President and Treasurer, Jingdong Hua; Global Director for Health, Nutrition and Population, Muhammad Pate; and Global Director for Climate Change, Bernice Van Bronkhorst share how the World Bank is supporting member countries to build a green, resilient, and inclusive recovery to COVID-19.


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Sustainable Development Bonds

Aggregated Results Achieved by projects in FY20, Issuance, Commitments & Allocations Highlights; Featured Projects


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Project-by-Project Reporting

Detailed tables with project descriptions, expected results, and committed & allocated amounts for the 100 new projects added to the SDB project portfolio and the 111 projects included in the Green Bond project portfolio in FY20.

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Introduction

Overview of the World Bank Mission and Strategy; Engagement with Investors on the SDGs; Results highlights for the 100 projects added to the Sustainable Development Bond portfolio in FY20; Engagement with Stakeholders to Build Sustainable Capital Markets.


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Green Bonds

Aggregated Results Achieved by projects in FY20, Issuance, Commitments & Allocations Highlights; Featured Projects


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Resources

Impact Reporting Approach; Alignment with Market Standards; World Bank Accountability Mechanisms; Key Annual and Sustainability Reporting