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    The Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Declaration is a voluntary membership-based initiative launched by Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) in 2019 under the auspices of the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, the Central Bank and the Securities and Commodities Authority.

    Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Declaration
    Vision and mission Signatories agreement Co-signatories benefits How to become part Declaration signatories

    Vision and Mission

    The various signatories of the declaration have forged their commitment to furthering the UAE's sustainability footprint and ensuring the longevity of the UAE's economy.

    We envision a thriving, global community of financial institutions and other stakeholders working together for projects, programs and activities that are socially beneficial, environmentally responsible and economically viable.

    To increase the quality and depth of green financial products in Abu Dhabi and create a thriving sustainable finance industry to support the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and the UAE in meeting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

    The signatories agree to:

    Collaborate to create a framework for fostering and integrating green and sustainable investments in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, the UAE and the wider region; Facilitate a constructive dialogue on sustainable finance between all stakeholders, including the financial community, business and the public sector; Identify new and innovative measures, products and services to initiate positive economic, social and environmental development in Abu Dhabi and beyond; Encourage educational opportunities for greater environmental protection and sustainability; Raise awareness among, and encourage cooperation with, relevant stakeholders in the implementation of the provisions of this declaration at the Emirate and Federal level; Meet regularly to assess progress on implementing the provisions of this Declaration.

    Co-signatories benefits

    To be part of an inclusive and innovative effort to work together for projects, programs and activities that are socially beneficial, environmentally responsible and economically viable. To participate in capacity-building opportunities through ADGM's forums and conferences including the Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Forum and Fintech Festival. To benefit from emerging innovative business opportunities in Abu Dhabi, the UAE and the wider region. To network with like-minded financial institutions and other stakeholders including multilateral organizations, government bodies, business and industry and academic community - all working together for a common goal.

    How to become part of the declaration

    The organisations eligible to join include:

    Institutions involved in green equity and venture capital for businesses that help our transition to low Policymaking bodies and government agencies Industry and project sponsors interested in sustainable financing Carbon and sustainable economy Multilateral organisations Institutional investors Social Finance Organisation

    Declaration signatories

    List of Entities

    Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development Abu Dhabi Department of Finance Abu Dhabi Department of Municipalities and Transport Abu Dhabi Department of Energy Abu Dhabi Environment Agency Abu Dhabi Fund for Development Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange Abu Dhabi University ADGM Academy ADNOC African Incentive Partnerships ACX Al Hilal Bank ALDAR Properties PJSC Alliances for Global Sustainability ALTNOVEL Apex Group ARTE Capital Middle East Limited ARCB Argentem Creek Avance Labs BlackRock Blufire Capital Limited BNP Paribas S.A Capital Millers Carboless Holding Limited Carbon Click Central Bank of the UAE Centre of Finance and Development Tsinghua University Citco Citibank, N.A. Clarity AI Clean Energy Business Council Cleantech Hub Grounds Climate Bonds Initiative Credit Agricole Bank Cross Boundary Deloitte Eiffel Investment Group Emirates Nature - WWF Emirates NBD Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation Envex Ernst & Young Middle East Etihad Aviation Group 8F Asset Management Finergreen First Abu Dhabi Bank Forensic Risk Alliance FortyGuard Franklin Templeton Future Planet Capital Global Ventures Greenomy Global Climate Finance Centre Global Green Growth Institute GRIDSERVE Gulf International Bank B.S.C. HC Group HSBC Bank Middle East Limited Ignite Power (Winner of Zayed Sustainability Prize – Energy- COP28, 2023) ING Bank Invesco Investcorp (Abu Dhabi) Limited JSCE Global Kalantar Business Law Group Lazard LivLyt Log9materials Luxembourg Stock Exchange Ma'an Authority Macquarie Capital Middle East L.L.C Masdar MEIMA Middle East Venture Capital Association Ministry of Energy & Industry MOCCAE MSX Limited Mubadala Group Nantek Natixis New Vest Nexus Resilience Ninety One Offset8 Capital Oscar Pact Capital Pure Energy Rating-Agentur Expert RA GmbH Re Think HQ Rebound Plastics Exchange Respira International Securities and Commodities Authority Securrency Seven Trees Holding L.L.C. Smartenergy SMBC Nikko Capital Markets Ltd Solar Space FDI Ltf Southbridge Investments Group Spirocarbon Standard Chartered Bank State Street Corporation Sustainable Fintech Alliance Syneidesis Tabreed, PJSC TAQA TDE Group Limited The Green Spoon The Gulf Bond & Sukook Association Tharwa Ventures Time to Act Capital UICCA Unicredit S.p.A VentureSouq VEROFAX WAHA Capital Zero Carbon Limited/Ventures Zero Emit Solutions Holdings ZERO13 Ltd Principes Partners Seagrass Limited