Masdar’s commitment to sustainability is not limited to our operations, but also extends to the way we finance our investments. Our financing activities are aligned with the pursuit of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Our Green Finance Framework meets the highest standards of transparency, disclosure and integrity, allowing banks and debt capital markets investors to confidently participate in the growth story of Masdar and our contribution towards the world’s net zero ambitions.
total non-recourse project finance debt across the portfolio
countries in which we have financed projects
operational projects in sectors including solar PV, onshore and offshore wind, concentrated solar power, battery storage
committed corporate green loan facilities
Green Finance Framework
Masdar’s Green Finance Framework has been developed to provide investors and stakeholders with information regarding our commitment to adhering to the international gold standard for the allocation of funds obtained from green bonds, loans and other financial instruments raised to finance Masdar’s investments at home and overseas.
Our Green Finance Framework has been assigned a Sustainability Quality Score of SQS1 (Excellent) by Moody’s Investor Services, its second party opinion provider. This reflects best practices alignment with the four components of the Green Bond Principles and the Green Loan Principles, and a high expected contribution to sustainability.
Revolving credit and trade finance facilities
In line with our prudent liquidity management strategy, Masdar maintains revolving credit facilities with a syndicate of 14 banks for general corporate purposes. These facilities have a 5-year tenor and were signed in December 2021. The original lenders include Bank of America, BNP Paribas, Citibank, Credit Agricole, First Abu Dhabi Bank, Intesa Sanpaolo, JP Morgan, Mizuho, Société Generale, Standard Chartered, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, DBS Bank, Natixis, and UniCredit Bank.
We also maintain uncommitted bank guarantee facilities with local and international banks to aid our business development activities across the globe. These are in place with Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, Banco Sabadell, Emirates NBD, First Abu Dhabi Bank, Société Generale, and UniCredit Bank.
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