World Bank Sustainability Review 2013


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What you will find in this report:

As a cooperative, the Bank is uniquely positioned to work toward a world free of poverty

A strong balance sheet and diverse staff are key ingredients to achieving the Bank’s twin goals: ending extreme poverty and promoting shared prosperity.

Initiatives are under way to measure and reduce the Bank's corporate environmental impact.

About the Report

This last year has been a year of change and setting goals. This Sustainability Review 2013 provides a glimpse into the Bank's new strategic path and reviews key happenings of this past year, complementing the World Bank's annual financial report. It covers the reporting period from July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013. The financial data comes from the Annual Report; the non-financial data includes elements of social, environmental, and economic aspects of our work identified through our materiality assessment.

The GRI index, in addition to our previous reports, is available under the GRI Index tab.

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