In the Spotlight
The ADB Investor Presentation provides an overview of the Asian Development Bank, its operations, and other information relevant to prospective investors.
ADB has raised over $820 million of clean energy bonds since 2010, and has invested $2.5 billion in clean energy across Asia and the Pacific in 2015.
ADB has issued more than $1.5 billion equivalent in water bonds since 2010. Proceeds raised through these bonds will be used for various water-related projects in Asia and the Pacific.
New financial products are providing innovative ways to combat climate change. Green bonds give investors the opportunity to invest in activities that provide a steady return and help the planet at the same time.
ADB as a Borrower
A leading triple-A borrower in the international markets, ADB raises funds regularly through international and domestic capital markets, reflecting strong credit fundamentals and conservative financial policies.
ADB’s overriding borrowing objective is to ensure availability of funds at the most stable and lowest possible cost for the benefit of its OCR borrowers. Subject to this objective, ADB seeks to diversify its sources of funding across markets, instruments, and maturities, and has so far issued bonds in 34 currencies.
Live without safe drinking water (2016)
Lack access to proper sanitation (2016)
People who live below the poverty line of $3.10 (2011 PPP) a day (2016)
People who live on less than $1.90 (2011 PPP) a day (2016)