IDFC appoints Natixis CIB to develop a SDGs alignment framework for public development banks

The International Development Finance Club (IDFC) has appointed Natixis Corporate & Investment Banking (Natixis CIB) to develop a framework for Public Development Banks (PDBs) to align their activities with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Under this advisory mandate, announced today at the opening of the second edition of the Finance in Common Summit (FICS) in Rome, hosted by the Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) the Italian development bank and IDFC members, Natixis CIB will propose to the IDFC and its 26 members a conceptual framework as well as practical tools and implementation processes to enable them to pursue SDGs alignment. Natixis CIB shared its preliminary findings with the IDFC members ahead of the FICS, and will publish the final study by the end of 2021.