ADB Blue Bonds
ADB has expanded its green bond framework to include blue bonds for ocean health investments. The new Green and Blue Bond Framework is aligned with both the Green Bond Principles and the Sustainable Blue Economy Finance Principles.
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ADB blue bonds can cover investments across a diverse range of sectors and economic activities that impact ocean health and focus on areas related to marine and coastal management and sustainable development. The materials presented here provide an overview of the principles and range of projects eligible under the new Green and Blue Bond Framework along with examples of indicative blue bond projects in ADB developing member countries.