Meeting the region's clean energy needs will help Asian countries grow without compromising their climate commitments.
Blog posts on "green bonds"
Widely accepted definitions and standards of greenness will help green bond markets grow and become more accurately priced.
There is room for improvement on integrating the environmental aspects of the SDGs with national development processes.
Bonds that reduce foreign exchange risk are a great way to finance environmentally friendly infrastructure in developing Asia.
We analyze the results of our December survey as ADB lending in 2016 reached $31.5 billion in 2016.
Discussions this week in Frankfurt won’t solve the problems of Asia’s financing gaps, but they can go a long way toward making sure that available funds are used more productively, inclusively, and sustainably.
The first bond issue under a project bond guarantee facility set up in 2012 by ADB and IIFCL is a landmark achievement for Indian infrastructure development, as credit enhancement can help draw in money from insurance companies and pension funds.
Asia’s share of world energy consumption is rapidly growing, and meeting this demand in a sustainable way requires a shift in investment away from fossil fuels toward renewable energy sources.