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$6B in Climate Financing: How ADB’s Key Green Milestone Came One Year Ahead of Time

In 2015, reflecting the seriousness of climate change, ADB made a bold commitment to double its annual climate-related financing to $6 billion by the end of 2020. In December 2019, ADB has reached that goal one year ahead of time, reinforcing its credentials as the Asia Pacific region's climate bank.

Our Mission

Achieve a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, while sustaining our efforts to eradicate extreme poverty.

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Video

Water as Leverage for Climate Action

FAST TALK speaks to Henk Ovink, Special Envoy for International Water Affairs for the Kingdom of the Netherlands, about scaling up financing for water security, enhanced resilience and sustainable growth for the region.

Blog Entry

The housing unaffordability crisis in Asia

The poor and middle class are struggling to find affordable housing across the region, but there are some basic steps cities can take to improve the situation.

UNFCCC Climate Change Conference (COP 25)

COP25 will be an opportunity to highlight ADB’s Strategy 2030 climate finance targets, show its commitment to supporting scaled-up action on climate change in developing member countries (DMCs). Read more

Video

An Existential Threat: How Climate Change is Impacting the Atoll Countries

Rising ocean levels and warming ocean temperatures are posing a global risk, but for atoll countries like Kiribati, the Maldives, and the Marshall Islands, the changes are threatening their very existence.

Project Result / Case Study

Reconnecting Solomon Islands After the Cyclone Ita Floods

ADB’s Transport Sector Flood Recovery Project helped reinstate bridge approach roads, culverts, and stream crossings and rebuilt three elevated bridges, reestablishing a seamless east–west road link on Guadalcanal and within Honiara. All works incorporated climate- and disaster-proof design.

ADB in the Capital Markets

A leading triple-A borrower in the international markets, ADB raises funds regularly through bond issues in international and domestic capital markets, reflecting strong credit fundamentals and conservative financial policies.

Institutional Document

Investor Presentation

The ADB Investor Presentation provides an overview of the Asian Development Bank, its operations, and other information relevant to prospective investors.

Publication

ADB Green Bonds Newsletter and Impact Report 2018

At least 75% of the number of ADB’s committed operations will be supporting climate change mitigation and adaptation by 2030. Climate finance from ADB’s own resources will reach $80 billion during 2019–2030.

Private Sector Financing

Private investment is key to Asia’s prosperity. ADB works with private sector clients to empower communities in many ways—like building the infrastructure they need, boosting farmer incomes, and delivering clean energy supplies.

Publication

Public–Private Partnership Monitor (Second Edition)

This publication presents information on the status of the public–private partnership (PPP) environment in 12 ADB member countries.

Article

Scaling-up Investment in Agribusiness is Helping Transform Asia and the Pacific

Agribusiness is a potent way for countries to achieve almost all of their SDGs. ADB is working with private sector partners to have transformational impact on agribusiness in Asia and the Pacific.

Research

Economic research and statistical work contributes to knowledge generation in ADB and help strengthen its institutional priorities and effectiveness of country operations.

ADB Data Library

The ADB Data Library is the central store for all of ADB's public data. Browse data, view visualizations and interact with APIs.