There is global momentum to invest in "green infrastructure", but the actual volume of investment is still well below desired targets. To do its part, AIIB will prioritize green infrastructure investments, including projects that deliver local environmental improvements and are dedicated to climate action. We will cover a range of investments and sectors including renewable energy and low-carbon public transportation, as well as better water management and sanitation, pollution control and enhancing ecosystem services. AIIB has set set an ambitious target of ensuring that 50% of overall approved financing by 2025 will be directed toward climate finance.
Infrastructure for Tomorrow sets a clear mission for AIIB by requiring that all investments across infrastructure and other productive sectors should align and add value through one or more of the following four thematic priorities.