Accelerating Sustainable Development after COVID-19: The Role of SDG Bonds

Publication | July 2021

This publication provides an overview of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) bonds as a mechanism to help mobilize the financing required to achieve the SDGs in developing Asia.

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The importance of development that provides for equitable economic growth and the sustainable use of natural resources has become increasingly apparent during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. COVID-19 has emphasized the need for a renewed focus on achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In addition to its analysis of the current SDG bond market in the region, the publication proposes a new type of SDG bond that could contribute to accelerating sustainable development in the region.


  • Overview
  • Types of Thematic Bonds
  • SDG Bonds
  • Standards, Guidelines, and Frameworks
  • SDG Accelerator Bonds: A New Concept
  • Building Momentum for the Road Ahead
  • Appendixes

Additional Details

  • ADB funds and products
  • ASEAN Infrastructure Fund
  • Finance sector development
  • Health
  • Emerging diseases
  • COVID-19
  • Poverty
  • Sustainable Development Goals
  • 86
  • 8.5 x 11
  • TCS210128-2
  • 978-92-9262-788-1 (print)
  • 978-92-9262-789-8 (electronic)
  • 978-92-9262-790-4 (ebook)

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