ADB Green Bond Newsletter and Impact Report 2021
This issue outlines the expansion of ADB's green bond program over the years and explains how it has helped developing member countries address the impacts of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
In 2020, ADB issued around $705 million in green bonds. ADB's presence in the green bond market remains consistent with its commitment to scaling up climate financing. In this issue, plans to expand ADB's Green Bond Framework to include blue bonds are also briefly discussed. The expansion would provide additional eligible project categories for investments that target ocean health, as part of ADB's Action Plan for Healthy Oceans and Sustainable Blue Economies.