Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank


  • Type International
  • Date of accreditation 08 Mar 2016

The Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (Crédit Agricole CIB) is an international commercial bank headquartered in France, with experience in corporate and investment banking and a presence in 33 countries, covering Africa, Latin America and the Asia-Pacific region, among others. Crédit Agricole CIB has a well-established track record in implementing private and public sector investment opportunities. Climate change is a key focus of its group policy as it is one of the 10 founding banks of the Equator Principles and one of the four banks that initiated the Green Bond Principles in 2013. In 2014, Crédit Agricole CIB committed to arrange more than US$ 20 billion in new structured financing by the end of 2015 to combat climate change, as well as to measure and disclose the carbon footprint of its financing portfolio. In particular, it has financed and managed sustainable development initiatives in the areas of renewable energy, sustainable transport solutions, certified green buildings and water supply. In the past year, Crédit Agricole CIB has financed 85 renewable energy projects worth US$ 2.7 billion. Crédit Agricole CIB sought accreditation to the GCF in order to contribute to the objectives of the GCF by mobilizing funds through a variety of instruments, structuring capabilities to explore and develop new schemes facilitating the financing of climate-related projects in developing and vulnerable countries, and ultimately enhancing beneficiary countries’ awareness, ownership and implementing capacities.

Accreditation timeline

Accreditation term 1

07 Jul 2021 - 06 Jul 2026

Accreditation date

08 Mar 2016

AMA execution date

07 Apr 2021

AMA effectiveness

07 Jul 2021

Term end date

06 Jul 2026

Entity details

  • Size
    • Micro
    • Small
    • Medium
    • Large
  • Environmental and social risk category
    • Category C
    • Category B
    • Category A
    • Intermediation 3
    • Intermediation 2
    • Intermediation 1
  • Fiduciary standards
    • Basic
    • Project management
    • Grant award
    • On-lending/blending:
    • Loan
    • Equity
    • Guarantee
    • Blending


News + Stories

GCF signs partnership agreement with Crédit Agricole CIB

08 Apr 2021 / The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is harnessing new business opportunities in climate investment by signing a partnership agreement with its first France-based global private sector partner. GCF’s Accreditation Master Agreement (AMA) with Crédit Agricole CIB allows this international commercial bank to propose and implement for its clients climate projects funded by GCF. AMAs are a prerequisite for GCF’s partners to fund climate initiatives in developing countries.


Mr. Pierre Bauchère

Global Relationship Manager
9, quai du Président Paul Doumer, Paris la Défense, France
Phone +33 1 41 89 17 77
Mr. Emeka Ngwube

Managing Director
9, quai du Président Paul Doumer, Paris la Défense, France
Phone +1 212 261 7889