Blue Dot Network

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The Blue Dot Network (BDN) is a multi-stakeholder initiative formed by the United States, Japan,[1] and Australia to provide assessment and certification of infrastructure development projects worldwide on measures of financial transparency, environmental sustainability, and impact on economic development, with the goal of mobilizing private capital to invest abroad.[2][3]

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Blue Dot Network
FormationNovember 4, 2019; 3 years ago (2019-11-04)
PurposeProvide assessment and certification of infrastructure development projects
  • Worldwide
Region served
Americas, Asia, Europe, Oceania
WebsiteBlue Dot Network

It was initially led by the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), Japan Bank for International Cooperation, and Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Australia.

In June 2021, the Group of Seven (G7) announced the adoption of the Build Back Better World (B3W) initiative to counter China's BRI.[4] Thereafter, the Blue Dot Network was co-opted into the B3W initiative.[5]