About IsDB

The Islamic Development Bank is a multilateral development bank (MDB), working to improve the lives of those we serve by promoting social and economic development in Member countries and Muslim communities worldwide, delivering impact at scale.

  • We provide the infrastructure to enable people to lead better lives and achieve their full potential.

  • We bring together 57 member countries across four continents - touching the lives of 1 in 5 of the world’s population.

  • We are one of the world’s most active MDBs, and global leaders in Islamic Finance, with an AAA rating, and operating assets of more than USD 16 billion and subscribed capital of USD 70 billion.

  • We are a truly global institution, headquartered in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, with major hubs in Morocco, Malaysia, Kazakhstan and Senegal, and gateway offices in Egypt, Turkey, Indonesia, Bangladesh and Nigeria.

  • We foster collaboration between our members nations in a uniquely non-political environment, as we focus on the betterment of humanity.

Embracing future challenges

We put the support in place to enable our member countries to grow their economies and societies, so they are ready to embrace the challenges and opportunities of our modern world.

Our 5 pillars of activity

  1. Building partnerships between governments, the private sector and civil society through Public Private Partnerships (PPP).

  2. Adding value to the economies and societies of developing countries through increased skills and knowledge sharing.

  3. Focusing on science, technology and innovation led solutions to the world’s greatest development challenges, through boosted connectivity and funding, and a focus on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

  4. Promoting global development that is underpinned by Shariah compliant long term sustainable and ethical financing structures, as global leaders in Islamic Finance.

  5. Fostering collaboration between our members nations in a uniquely non-political environment, as we come together to focus on the betterment of humanity.