World Bank Group

Type IGO
Website worldbank.org
Wikipedia Wikipedia
Year founded 1944
Location Washington D.C., DC United States of America United States of America
See also Development Research Group, IFC, WBI
Summary The World Bank Group (WBG) is a family of five international organizations that make leveraged loans to developing countries. It is the largest and most well-known development bank in the world and an observer at the United Nations Development Group. The bank is headquartered in Washington, D.C. in the United States. It provided around $61 billion in loans and assistance to "developing" and transition countries in the 2014 fiscal year. The bank's stated mission is to achieve the twin goals of ending extreme poverty and building shared prosperity.

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World Bank Group · 1 December 2022

Market-based sustainable finance initiatives led by members of the Sustainable Banking Network (SBN) have made significant progress in directing the financial sector toward sustainability. This SBN Country Progress Report on …


World Bank Group · 30 November 2022

This report will examine the MSWM performance in Romania, Croatia, Poland, and Bulgaria as these countries are not on track to meet upcoming EU Waste Framework Directive Targets. All four …


World Bank Group · 29 November 2022

This Country Engagement Note (CEN), prepared jointly with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Multi-lateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), will focus on addressing Chad's drivers of fragility while supporting …





World Bank Group · 25 November 2022 English

India's cooling strategy can simultaneously mitigate the heat related risks on lives and livelihoods, lower carbon emissions, and position India as a global hub for green cooling manufacturing. Severe heat …





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