World Bank

Corporate ownership

World Bank is part of United Nations.

Quick description

The World Bank is an international financial institution that provides loans and grants to the governments of low- and middle-income countries for the purpose of pursuing capital projects.

Their project “World Bank Open Data” contains free and open access datasets about global development. It has data on envionmental, social and governmental issues with variable granularity. Data is often at a significantly macro level but some are still relevant for sustainable finance use cases, as additional information for example.

Sustainable finance associated use case

  • SDGs Contribution
  • Footprint(Carbon (Scope 1,2), Forest, Water, Air Pollution)
  • Sustainability Rating (Country Rating)
  • Environmental Impact (Climate Change Mitigation)
  • Social Impact (Employment, Workers)

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Credit : This tool has been made in the context of the EquipEx+ ANR-21-ESRE-0036:

Special thanks to Maria VILLALONGA, Thibaud BARREAU and all other contributors.