Key Insights from the BWII Leaders List

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Key Insights

The total assets controlled by the 25 funds on the Leaders List—$4.95 trillion—is…

Larger than the GDP of every country in the world except the United States and China

Larger than the combined GDP of 141 countries        

33 times bigger than all official development assistance (ODA) extended in 2016  

25 times bigger than total loans and disbursements of all multi-lateral development banks (MDB) in 2016

Channeling just one percent of the total capital of the Leaders to sustainable development would create a pool of resources…

Larger than the GDP of 107 countries

Equivalent to 83 percent of total loans, grants, investments, and guarantees provided to developing countries by the World Bank in FY 2016

Nearly twice as much as all financial services extended to developing countries by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) in 2016

More than three times the amount of interest free loans and grants to the worlds poorest countries extended through the International Development Association (IDA) in 2016

The 25 asset allocators on the Leaders List…

Received an average total score of 96.2 (out of 100) on the Bretton Woods II Responsible Asset Allocator rating system

Represent funds from Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe, Latin America and North America

Punch above their weight, comprising 32 percent of total assets of the 121 asset allocators rated by Bretton Woods II