References for the tables 1-4

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We contacted climate staff at ADB, AfDB, AIIB, EBRD, EIB, IDB and WBG to confirm our research. To date, we received feedback from AfDB, AIIB, EIB and IDB.

Asian Development Bank (ADB) (2021a).  Energy Policy Supporting Low-Carbon Transition in Asia and the Pacific. Policy Brief.

ADB (2018). Strategy 2030: Achieving a Prosperous, Inclusive, Resilient, and Sustainable Asia and the Pacific.

ADB (2017a). Guidelines for the Economic Analysis of Projects. Institutional Document.

ADB (2017b). Guidelines for Estimating Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Asian Development Bank Projects - Additional Guidance for Clean Energy Projects. 

ADB (2016). Guidelines for Estimating Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Asian Development Bank Projects - Additional Guidance for Transport Projects. 

ADB (2010). Reducing Carbon Emissions from Transport Projects. Evaluation Knowledge Brief.

ADB (2009).  Safeguard Policy Statement. Policy Paper. 

AfDB, ADB, AIIB, EBRD, EIB, IDB, Islamic Development Bank, New Development Bank, World Bank Group (WBG) and International Development Finance Club (IDFC) (2021). Common Principles for Climate Mitigation Finance Tracking. 

African Development Bank (AfDB) (2023). Direct communication with bank climate staff.

AfDB (2022a). Climate and Green Grwoth Strategic Framework: Projecting Africa’s Voice – Strategy 2021-2030. 

AfDB (2022b). Climate and Green Growth Strategic Framework: Projecting Africa’s Voice – Policy.  

AfDB (2016). The African Development Bank Group‘s Second Climate Change Action Plan (2016-2020). 

AfDB (2013). African Development Bank Group’s Integrated Safeguards System – Policy Statement and Operational Safeguards. Safeguards and Sustainability Series, Volume 1, Issue 1. 

AfDB (2012).  Energy Sector Policy of the AfDB Group. 

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) (2023). Direct communication with bank climate staff.

AIIB (2022a). Environmental and Social Framework - Approved February 2016 (Amended February 2019, May 2021 and November 2022). 

AIIB (2022b). Energy Sector Strategy: Sustainable Energy for Tomorrow. 

AIIB (2020). Corporate Strategy - Financing Infrastructure for Tomorrow. 

AIIB (2016). Environmental and Social Framework. 

Climate Investment Funds (CIFs) (2017). Greenhouse Gas Analysis and Harmonization of Methodology. CTF/TFC.18/Rev. 1. 

CIFs (2016). Greenhouse Gas Analysis and Harmonization of Methodology. CTF/TFC.18/Inf.4/. 

Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) (2020a). CEB Strategy 2020-2022 – At a Glance.

CEB (2020b). Development Plan 2020-2022. 

CEB (n.d.) The CEB and Climate Change.

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) (2022a). EBRD begins work on its new energy sector strategy. Press release. 

EBRD (2022b). Watch COP27: COP27 Joint MDB event on Paris Alignment progress update. 

EBRD (2022c) Methodology to determine the Paris Agreement alignment of EBRD investments.

EBRD (2022d). Approach to the Paris Agreement alignment of the EBRD’s internal activities. 

EBRD (2021). Sustainability Report 2021.

EBRD (2020). Green Economy Transition Approach 2021-2025.

EBRD (2019a). Environmental and Social Policy. 

EBRD (2019b). Methodology for the assessment of EBRD projects with high greenhouse gas emissions - Technical note.

EBRD (2018). Energy Sector Strategy 2019-2023 – As approved by the Board of Directors at their meeting of 12 December 2018. 

EBRD (2014). Methodology for the assessment of coal fired generation projects. 

EBRD (n.d.). EBRD Protocol for Assessment of Greenhouse Gas Emissions. 

European Investment Bank (EIB) (2023a). Direct communication with bank climate staff.

EIB (2023b). EIB Project Carbon Footprint Methodologies. Methodologies for the assessment of project greenhouse gas emissions and emission variations.

EIB (2022a). The EIB Group PATH Framework version 1.1 October 2022 – Supporting counterparties on their pathways to align with the Paris Agreement. 

EIB (2022b). EIB eligibility excluded activities and excluded sectors list. 

EIB (2020a). The EIB Climate Bank Roadmap 2021-2025. 

EIB (2020b). EIB Climate Strategy. 

EIB (2019). EIB Energy Lending Policy – Supporting the energy transformation. 

EIB (2018). Environmental and Social Standards.

E3G (2020a). Inter-American Development Bank - Shadow Carbon Pricing.

E3G (2020b). Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank – Shadow Carbon Pricing.  

IDB (2021a). Climate Change Action Plan 2021-2025. 

IDB (2021b). IDB Group and Climate Action Position Paper – COP26. 

IDB (2020a). Environmental and Social Policy Framework.  

IDB (2016). Corporate Results Framework 2016-2019: Revised Version.


IDB (2013). Chemical Plant GHG Emissions. Reconciling the Financing of Chemical Plants with Climate Change Objectives.Environmental Safeguards Unit. Technical Note No. IDB-TN-618.

IDB (2011). Environmental Impact Assessments for Cement Plants. VPS/ESG. Technical Note No. IDB-TN-201. 

International Finance Corporation (IFC) (2022). Stepping up in a time of uncertainty - 2022 annual report. 

IFC (2017). IFC Annual Report 2017: Creating Markets. 

IFC (2011). Policy and Performance Standards on Environmental and Social Sustainability, and Access to Information Policy IFC IFIs. 

IFC (2007). IFC Exclusion List. Retrieved from 

Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) (2022). IsDB Launches Paris Alignment Action Plan to support Climate Action in Member Countries. 

New Development Bank (NDB) (2022). New Development Bank General Strategy for 2022-2026 – Scaling up Development Finance for a Sustainable Future. 

World Bank Group (WBG) (2021). World Bank Group Climate Change Action Plan 2021-2025: Supporting Green, Resilient, and Inclusive Development. 

WBG (2017a). Q&A: The World Bank Group and Upstream Oil and Gas. Retrieved from 

WBG (2017b). Guidance note on shadow price of carbon in economic analysis. Retrieved from 

WBG (2016). World Bank Group Forest Action Plan FY16-20. Strategy Document. Retrieved from 

WBG (2013). Toward a Sustainable Energy Future for All: Directions for the World Bank Group’s Energy Sector. Retrieved from 

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