ESMAP is a partnership between the World Bank Group and 18 partners to help low and middle-income countries reduce poverty and boost growth, through environmentally sustainable energy solutions. Situated within the World Bank, ESMAP influences billions in loans for development projects, leverages public and private financing, and shapes global policy. ESMAP is a multi-donor trust fund administered by the World Bank Group (WBG), anchored in the Energy & Extractives Global Practice in Washington, DC. As a long-standing partnership between the WBG and bilateral partners, since its inception in 1983, ESMAP has helped low- and middle-income countries reduce poverty and boost growth through environmentally sustainable energy solutions. ESMAP’s analytical and advisory services are fully integrated within the WBG’s country policy dialogue and lending programs in the energy sector.