City Creditworthiness Partnership


Name of initiative City Creditworthiness Partnership
LPAA initiative No
NAZCA Initiative No
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Starting year 2014
End year
Secretariat The World Bank
Organisational structure
Geographical coverage Global
Name of lead organisation
Type of lead organisation Financial institution
Location/Nationality of lead organisation United States of America


Description Helping local and municipal governments access financing has become an integral part of the World Bank’s sustainable urban development strategy. To that end, the Bank has developed the City Creditworthiness Initiative to provide local authorities with comprehensive, hands-on, and long-term support. Last updated May 2015.
Objectives To help 300 cities strengthen their creditworthiness and attract investors.
One or two success stories achieved

Monitoring and Impacts

Function of initiative Funding, Implementation
Activity of initiative Fundraising, Goal setting (ex-ante)
Goal setting (ex-ante) — Stakeholders who have committed to the goals
Value (#)300
Comments on indicators and goals The Initiative has set the ambitious goal of assisting 300 cities in 60 low- and middle-income countries on the path to green growth and creditworthiness. So far, over 650 senior financial and urban planning officers have participated in City Creditworthiness Academies, representing a total of 261 local authorities across 30 different countries.
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Participants Number Names
Members 10  
Companies 0
Business organisations 1 Findeter (Colombia).
Research and educational organisations 1 Municipal Institute of Learning - MILE (Zambia).
Non-governmental organisations 5 Bloomberg Philanthropies (USA),  World Bank (USA),  The Korean Green Growth Partnership (South Korea),  The Rockefeller Foundation (USA),  Korean Development Institute (South Korea).
National states 0
Governmental actors 0
Regional / state / county actors 1 C40 Network (United Kingdom)
City / municipal actors 0
Intergovernmental organisations 1 UN-Habitat (Kenya)
Financial Institutions 1 The Private Public Infrastructure Advisory Facility (USA)
Other members 0
Supporting partners 0
Number of members in the years
Have only national states as participators No


Transport Agriculture Forestry Business Financial institutions Buildings Industry Waste Cities and subnational governments Short Term Pollutants International maritime transport Energy Supply Fluorinated gases Energy efficiency Renewable energy Supply chain emission reductions Adaptation Other Resilience Innovation Energy Access and Efficiency Private Finance
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Last update: 29 October 2019 10:47:10

Not only have national states as participators