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

$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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Asian Development Outlook Supplement, December 2019

In a supplement to its Asian Development Outlook 2019 Update released in September, ADB now expects gross domestic product (GDP) in the region to expand 5.2% in both 2019 and 2020, down from the September forecast of 5.4% growth this year and 5.5% next year.

Blog Entry

Five myths about population, aging and environmental sustainability

For sustainable development, universal wellbeing should be the goal, rather than endless growth. Minimizing further growth in human populations is only part of the solution, but an essential part. 

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

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Edge of Disaster: The Climate Change Emergency Facing the Atoll Countries

Vanishing coastlines, king tides, soil erosion—the accelerating impact of climate change is an existential threat to the low-lying atoll countries.

Project Result / Case Study

Tonga: Rapid Response for Cyclone Gita's Trail of Destruction

The Pacific Disaster Resilience (PDR) Program program allocates $15 million in policy-based loans and ADF grants for Samoa, Tonga, and Tuvalu when disasters occur and also supports priority actions for disaster risk management.

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.

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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.

ADB Data Library

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