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The Green Lines are loans and guarantees to suppost Financial Intermediaries to promote environmental initiatives that reduce their ecological impact by highlightinh and incentivizing "green" business oportunities.

Financial Products

planetBanking, the environmental beyondBanking pillar, provides the following financial products to the FIs:

 Loans: Financing with tenors adapted to the FI's portfolio using IDB capital (A Loan) and/or mobilizing additional resources (B Loan)


  • Risk-sharing Facilities: Structures that allow sharing credit risk on a portfolio of any currency and that mitigate such risk in order to increase financing and reduce reserve requirements and provisioning
  • Partial Credit Guarantees: Credit enhancement guarantees for debt issuances and porfolio securitizations that facilitate the placement of bonds in capital markets, strengthen the profile of the debt issuer so that the issuance is of higher quality and require less leverage of resources to allow for more loan growth

Green lines promote on-lending in the following sub-sectors:

 Renewable Energy

 Energy Efficiency

 Cleaner Production

 Sustainable Buildings

 Sustainable Transport

 Sustainable Agriculture

 Sustainable Tourism

 Sustainable Forestry Industry



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