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Colombia - Second Sustainable Development and Green Growth Development Policy Financing Project (English)

The development objective of the Second Sustainable Development and Green Growth Development Policy Financing Project for Colombia is to support a set of policy and institutional measures for (i) green growth in transport, energy, environmental health and natural resources; and, (ii) improving environmental quality by reducing PM 2.5 in the air, strengthening regulations for sanitation, and increasing capacity to reuse and dispose solid waste. ... See More +

Program Document 120717 NOV 08, 2017

Disclosed

Bhutan - Performance and learning review of the country partnership strategy for the period FY2015-2019 (English)

This performance and learning review (PLR) assesses the implementation progress of the World Bank Group (WBG) country partnership strategy (CPS) for the Kingdom of Bhutan in FY2015‐2019, which was discussed by the Board of Executive Directors on September 23, 2014. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 110736 MAY 08, 2017

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Laos - First Programmatic Green Growth Development Policy Operation Project (English)

The development objective of the First Programmatic Green Growth Development Policy Operation Project for Laos is to support the Government of Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR) in achieving fiscal stability and consolidating its pathway towards green growth. ... See More +

Program Document 108168 MAY 03, 2017

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EX-ACT : quick guidance for users – estimating and targeting greenhouse gas mitigation in agriculture : EX-ACT : Quick guidance for users – estimating and targeting greenhouse gas mitigation in agriculture (Chinese)

As part of the new World Bank Group Environment Strategy (2012), all World Bank (WB) investment projects must undertake Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions accounting (‘carbon footprinting’) starting in fiscal year FY14 (July 2013). ... See More +

Working Paper 113388 JAN 01, 2017

Spanish, Portuguese, French, English Disclosed

Can outcome-based financing catalyze early stage investments in green small and growing businesses? : lessons from South Africa (English)

Access to appropriate financing is often cited as one of the biggest challenges to scaling small businesses. This is a particularly critical problem in climate-related sectors, where risks are perceived as higher by many potential investors. ... See More +

Brief 119995 JAN 01, 2017

Nair,Samiksha Chandel; Havemann,Tanja Disclosed

EX-ACT : quick guidance for users – estimating and targeting greenhouse gas mitigation in agriculture (French)

As part of the new World Bank Group Environment Strategy (2012), all World Bank (WB) investment projects must undertake Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions accounting (‘carbon footprinting’) starting in fiscal year FY14 (July 2013). ... See More +

Working Paper 113388 JAN 01, 2017

Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, English Disclosed

Export supply chain of greenhouse crops - Armenia (English)

Greenhouse crop production in Armenia is an attractive for investors sector with high growth potential in both production and export. Armenian greenhouse enterprises produce and export vegetables (tomato and cucumber), mushrooms, berries (strawberry), and flowers (roses, gerberas, and carnations). ... See More +

Working Paper 115194 DEC 01, 2016

Disclosed

Mobilizing private climate finance - Green bonds and beyond (English)

The international market for green bonds and securities that raise capital for specific climate or environmental sustainability purposes has experienced tremendous growth and could reach an annual market value of over 100 billion US dollars this year. ... See More +

Brief 110881 DEC 01, 2016

Rosembuj,Flavia; Bottio,Sebastiano Disclosed

Export supply chain of greenhouse crops - Armenia : ՋԵՐՄՈՑԱՅԻՆ ԳՅՂԱՏՆՏԵՍԱԿԱՆ ԱՐՏԱԴՐԹՅԱՆ ՄԱՏԱԿԱՐԱՐՄԱՆ ՇՂԹԱՅԻՍՄՆԱՍԻՐԹՅՆ - ՀԱՅԱՍՏԱՆ (Armenian,Luhya)

Greenhouse crop production in Armenia is an attractive for investors sector with high growth potential in both production and export. Armenian greenhouse enterprises produce and export vegetables (tomato and cucumber), mushrooms, berries (strawberry), and flowers (roses, gerberas, and carnations). ... See More +

Working Paper 115194 DEC 01, 2016

Disclosed

Lao People's Democratic Republic - Green Growth Development Policy Financing Project (English)

Program Information Document 110034 NOV 10, 2016

Disclosed

Promoting green urban development in Africa : enhancing the relationship between urbanization, environmental assets, and ecosystem services - Nakivubo Wetland, Kampala (English)

Rapid urbanisation threatens existing natural areas withincities and the ecosystem services that they provide. This case study forms part of a broader study that investigates the benefits of investing in Green Urban Developmentin African cities. ... See More +

Working Paper 113872 OCT 01, 2016

Turpie,Jane; Day,Liz; Gelo Kutela,Dambala; Letley,Gwyneth; Roed,Chris; Forsythe,Kat Disclosed

China - Green Energy Schemes for Low-Carbon City in Shanghai Project (English)

China is experiencing rapid urbanization, with projected 300 million people migrating to urban areas over the next 20 years. As a result, energy use in buildings is projected to triple by 2030 contributing to rising CO2 emissions. ... See More +

Brief 119929 AUG 25, 2016

Disclosed

Green Bond : impact report (English)

This second World Bank Green Bond Impact Report with the objective of providing transparency and easily accessible information about the use of green bond proceeds and the expected impact of Green Bond Eligible Projects. ... See More +

Working Paper 110904 JUN 01, 2016

Japanese Disclosed

The Bhutan electric vehicle initiative : scenarios, implications, and economic impact (English)

This report summarizes the results of a technical analysis of the Bhutan electric vehicle (EVs) initiative. The analysis, assuming three scenarios for the uptake of EVs in the country, introduces international experiences and lessons learned in EV programs and looks at required investments - for example, for EV charging facilities - as well as expected economic impacts and policy outcomes. ... See More +

Publication 104339 JAN 01, 2016

Zhu,Da; Patella,Dominic Pasquale; Steinmetz,Roland Olivier; Peamsilpakulchorn,Pajnapa Disclosed

Bangladesh - Ghorashal Unit Four Repowering Project (English)

The development objective of the Ghorashal Unit Four Repowering Project is to increase generation capacity and efficiency of the targeted power plant. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1422 NOV 30, 2015

Disclosed

IFI approach to GHG accounting for energy efficiency projects (English)

This note sets out a common approach of accounting for net greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of energy efficiency (EE) projects in accordance with the International Financial Institution (IFI) framework for a harmonized approach to GHG accounting. ... See More +

Working Paper 101531 NOV 30, 2015

Disclosed

Morocco - Strengthen Capacity for an Inclusive Design of Groundwater Management Contract for Green Growth Project : Maroc - Renforcement des Capacités pour une Conception Inclusive des Contrats de Gestion de Nappes pour le Projet de Croissance Verte (French)

The development objective of Strengthen Capacity for an Inclusive Design of Groundwater Management Contract for Green Growth Project for Morocco is to support the river basin agency of Oum Er Rbia in drafting an inclusive groundwater management contracts using participatory methods. ... See More +

Project Paper PP1545 NOV 22, 2015

Disclosed

Morocco - Second Inclusive Green Growth Development Policy Loan Project : Maroc - Projet de Prêt de Politique de Développement de la Croissance du Deuxième Inclusive Vert (French)

The presented operation is the second in a programmatic series of two single tranche development policy loans (DPLs). The series builds on solid sector dialogue over several years and strong government ownership of the program, as demonstrated by steady progress with the implementation of the reforms supported by DPL1. ... See More +

Program Document 93902 NOV 20, 2015

Disclosed

IFI approach to GHG accounting for renewable energy projects (English)

This note sets out a harmonized approach for assessing the mitigation benefits, or net greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, of renewable energy (RE) projects in accordance with the International Financial Institution (IFI) Framework for a Harmonized Approach to Greenhouse Gas Accounting.1 A Technical Working Group (TWG) of IFIs has agreed to use a common set of emission factors for GHG accounting of electricity production from Renewable Energy (RE) projects. ... See More +

Working Paper 101532 NOV 01, 2015

Disclosed

IFI joint approach to GHG assessment in the transport sector (English)

This note is dedicated to laying out a set of principles that a technical working group of IFIs agreed should be applied to GHG assessment of their interventions in the transport sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 101533 NOV 01, 2015

Disclosed

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Colombia - Second Sustainable Development and Green Growth Development Policy Financing Project (English)
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NOV 08, 2017 120717 Program Document
Bhutan - Performance and learning review of the country partnership strategy for the period FY2015-2019 (English)
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MAY 08, 2017 110736 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Laos - First Programmatic Green Growth Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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MAY 03, 2017 108168 Program Document
EX-ACT : quick guidance for users – estimating and targeting greenhouse gas mitigation in agriculture : EX-ACT : Quick guidance for users – estimating and targeting greenhouse gas mitigation in agriculture (Chinese)
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JAN 01, 2017 113388 Working Paper Spanish, Portuguese, French, English
Can outcome-based financing catalyze early stage investments in green small and growing businesses? : lessons from South Africa (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 119995 Brief
EX-ACT : quick guidance for users – estimating and targeting greenhouse gas mitigation in agriculture (French)
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JAN 01, 2017 113388 Working Paper Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, English
Export supply chain of greenhouse crops - Armenia (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 115194 Working Paper
Mobilizing private climate finance - Green bonds and beyond (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 110881 Brief
Export supply chain of greenhouse crops - Armenia : ՋԵՐՄՈՑԱՅԻՆ ԳՅՂԱՏՆՏԵՍԱԿԱՆ ԱՐՏԱԴՐԹՅԱՆ ՄԱՏԱԿԱՐԱՐՄԱՆ ՇՂԹԱՅԻՍՄՆԱՍԻՐԹՅՆ - ՀԱՅԱՍՏԱՆ (Armenian,Luhya)
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DEC 01, 2016 115194 Working Paper
Lao People's Democratic Republic - Green Growth Development Policy Financing Project (English)
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NOV 10, 2016 110034 Program Information Document
Promoting green urban development in Africa : enhancing the relationship between urbanization, environmental assets, and ecosystem services - Nakivubo Wetland, Kampala (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 113872 Working Paper
China - Green Energy Schemes for Low-Carbon City in Shanghai Project (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 119929 Brief
Green Bond : impact report (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 110904 Working Paper Japanese
The Bhutan electric vehicle initiative : scenarios, implications, and economic impact (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 104339 Publication
Bangladesh - Ghorashal Unit Four Repowering Project (English)
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NOV 30, 2015 PAD1422 Project Appraisal Document
IFI approach to GHG accounting for energy efficiency projects (English)
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NOV 30, 2015 101531 Working Paper
Morocco - Strengthen Capacity for an Inclusive Design of Groundwater Management Contract for Green Growth Project : Maroc - Renforcement des Capacités pour une Conception Inclusive des Contrats de Gestion de Nappes pour le Projet de Croissance Verte (French)
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NOV 22, 2015 PP1545 Project Paper
Morocco - Second Inclusive Green Growth Development Policy Loan Project : Maroc - Projet de Prêt de Politique de Développement de la Croissance du Deuxième Inclusive Vert (French)
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NOV 20, 2015 93902 Program Document
IFI approach to GHG accounting for renewable energy projects (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 101532 Working Paper
IFI joint approach to GHG assessment in the transport sector (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 101533 Working Paper