Over 80 percent of financing for sustainable growth will have to come from the private sector. Banks, leasing companies, equity funds, microfinance organizations and other non-bank financial entities will play a critical role.
IFC’s financial partners are finding success in new climate-smart market segments while their clients reduce risk, lower operating costs, and become more resilient to the impacts of climate change and economic uncertainty.
IFC has supported 125 financial partners through 135 sustainability and climate projects in 37 countries since 1997. We provided $4.5 billion in financing that helped to reduce over 30 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions.