Soukmano Manivong believes creating a dedicated environmental and social team would support the successful development of sustainable hydropower projects at his company, Electricite du Lao Generation (EDL-GEN).
In Lao PDR, a majority of hydropower financing comes from overseas financiers. New trend is that banking regulators & associations from the 3 top lending markets are on the move to support banks’ adoption of sustainable-banking practices.
This new report summarizes the practical lessons that we can learn from IFC’s inclusive business clients. There are lessons for each phase of the value chain – procurement, product development, distribution and retail, and marketing and sales.
IFC issued a 10-year, 10 billion Indian rupee bond (equivalent to $163 million) in November 2014 to increase foreign investment in India, mobilizing international capital markets to support infrastructure development in the country.