World Bank Issues Bond To Raise Funds For Sustainable Development Activities, Including Improving Health, Nutrition Of Women, Children
World Bank: World Bank launches Sustainable Development Bond to Focus Attention on Improving the Health and Nutrition of Women, Children and Adolescents
“The World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, IBRD, Aaa/AAA) has issued a CAD 60 million 10-year Eurobond that raises funds for its sustainable development activities around the world. … The World Bank issues around USDeq. 40 billion in Sustainable Development Bonds in the global capital markets every year, and proceeds of all its bond support development programs that are aligned with its mission to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity and the Sustainable Development Goals. This includes, for example, projects that are improving the health and nutrition of pregnant women and children under the age of two in Indonesia, and improving the chronic malnutrition of indigenous people with an emphasis on infants and small children in Guatemala…” (6/1).