Green Finance Catalyzing Facility (ADB-51194-003)

Countries
  • China
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
U
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Oct 3, 2017
The estimate day the bank will vote on a proposed investment. The decision dates may change, so review updated project documents or contact the EWS team.
Borrower
Government of People's Republic of China
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Finance
  • Infrastructure
  • Water and Sanitation
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
Grant
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, etc.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.45 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.45 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Oct 17, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Oct 9, 2017


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Project Description
The Facility will finance a pool of green projects sponsored by local governments through ring fenced and special purpose vehicles with mandatory green (e.g. carbon reduction plus land, water, and air pollution indicators) and financial bankability (e.g. financial internal rate of return, debt service coverage ratio) indicators; conditional on PIC leverage ratios; and cross-sector: (i) water and sanitation, including drainage and sponge cities; (ii) urban transport, including electric vehicles and public transport; (iii) waste management, including waste to energy and hazardous waste; (iv) environment, including forestry and land remediation. The program could also support ADB PRC flagship programs, particularly "Yangtze River Economic Belt Framework," "Low Carbon City," and the "Belt and Road" initiative by leveraging sovereign funding.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
Ministry of Finance Sanlihe, Xicheng District Beijing,100820 People's Republic of China ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main