The World Bank, the international finance institution designed to fight poverty through sustainable solutions, has announced a dozen new initiatives to help countries grow their economies and at the same time invest in projects that build resilience to the effects of climate change.

Teeing off the famous 12 days of Christmas theme, here are the 12 ways the World Bank is supporting climate smart transformation globally:


Resilient Coasts: By facilitating crowd-in finance programs via a regional investment platform, coastal erosion and flooding in West Africa can be managed more effectively.