AFD publishes SDG bond framework

By Burhan Khadbai
13 Oct 2020

Agence Française de Développement has unveiled a new broader thematic bond framework tied to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which will allow it to issue social and sustainable bonds alongside its existing green bonds.

The SDG bonds will fund loans if they satisfy all of the following three conditions:

  • they must contribute to at least one of the UN’s SDGs besides the ones about ending poverty and building strong partnerships (SDGs 1 and 17); and they must respond to one of the ...

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