• Submitted by: World Bank
  • Primary SD area: SD strategies and policies
  • Keywords: Sustainable Development Goals, climate change, sustainable energy, sustainable transport, natural capital and large scale ecosystems, oceans, food security, water for all,
  • Location: Globally
  • Date of completion: 21 Dec 2012
  • More information

Deliverables & Resources
MDB Joint statement for Rio+20

Organization(s) making commitment

African Development Bank, Asian Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, European Investment Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, and World Bank Group

Achievement of Commitment

We are committed to supporting the transition to green growth — growth that is attained with a smaller environmental footprint, is inclusive, and achieves gains in opportunities and access to resources by all segments of the population to reduce income inequity.

How this will be achieved

SDGs: We stand ready to support our clients to develop SDGs and tailoring them to regional and national circumstances.
Climate Change: we have been testing and developing financial innovations to scale-up investments. We collectively commit to supporting the CCAC to Reduce Short-lived Climate Pollutants.
We support the SE4All initiative and will participate to meet its objectives
Sustainable Cities: we committed collectively over USD 9.5 billion(2011).
Sustainable Transport: We renew our commitment to be a leading provider of financefor this sector.
Natural Capital and Large Scale Ecosystems: We will seek opportunities to expand our investments in protection, management, and accounting of natural capital, ensuring that projects maintain highest standards of environmental safeguards.
Saving the Oceans: We are well placed to support the implementation of priority actions, mobilize finance, and generate know-how to close the gap in implementing commitments for healthy and productive oceans.
Food Security: We commit to maintaining and expanding support to countries’ efforts to improve the sustainability of agricultural production, manage the supply chain to reduce future risks.
Water for All: We are committed to collaborating with a wide range of partners to support this adaptive management process with investments in river basins and cities

Deliverable Date
Joint methodoligical framework for GHG accounting 2012

Resources devoted to delivery
Type Details
In-kind contribution Developing common tools and metrics for GHG reporting and monitoring
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