Agence Française de Développement

Invested through
  • Triodos Impact Mixed Fund - Defensive
  • Triodos Impact Mixed Fund - Neutral
  • Triodos Impact Mixed Fund - Offensive
  • Triodos Euro Bond Impact Fund
  • Triodos Sterling Bond Impact Fund
  • Triodos Multi Impact Fund
  • Triodos Impact Strategy Fund - Defensive
  • Triodos Impact Strategy Fund - Balanced
  • Triodos Impact Strategy Fund - Offensive
  • Triodos Impact Strategy Fund - Dynamic
Asset ClassesImpact bonds
Impact strategyImpact Equities and Bonds
ISIN codeFR0013461688
Industry groupBanks
Aligned with SDGs
  • No poverty
  • Quality Education
  • Gender Equality

Agence Française de Développement (AFD) is a development bank owned by the French government. AFD finances and helps to implement development projects with the aim of sustainable and shared economic growth and social development in the French overseas territories and in developing countries. The company offers a range of financial instruments and technical assistance to large and small businesses.

Investment rationale

AFD supports social, economic, and environmental projects in various sectors, such as rural development, urban infrastructure, transportation, agriculture, education, banking and microfinance, energy, health care, telecommunications, housing, and eco-tourism. For large projects, the agency performs impact assessments and monitors the environmental and social effects during realization. AFD values transparency and maintains a dialogue with stakeholders like parliamentarians, ministries, regional and local authorities, enterprises and civil society organizations. It raises the French public’s awareness of development issues.