ADB Green Bonds Newsletter and Impact Report 2020
This issue covers sustainable development challenges in Asia and the Pacific, ADB’s strategies for addressing these challenges, the bank’s recent green bond issuances, and projects eligible for green bond financing.
In October 2019, ADB followed up its inaugural 2018 euro-denominated green bond with another issuance of €750 million ($827 million equivalent). In the same month, ADB issued its first ever green bond denominated in Norwegian kroner, with an issue size of NKr1.0 billion ($111 million equivalent).
The newsletter provides information on more than 100 projects that are eligible for ADB green bond support in three key sectors: renewable energy and energy efficiency, sustainable transport, and water and other urban infrastructure. Information on the target results, eligibility amounts, and allocations to date is also included.