Development Impact  Resources

Publications

Promoting Financial Inclusion in India

An additional 600 million new jobs will be needed by 2020 due to global population growth.

 

Assessing Private Sector Contributions to Job Creation: A Bank Case Study in a Latin American Country

IFC partners with local financial institutions to increase access to finance for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and to expand the breadth and depth of services banks provide to these firms. IFC has supported one of the largest private banks in a Latin American country (referenced in this executive summary as ìthe Bankî) through long-term loans that support the Bankís lending to SMEs.

 

IFC and Fransabank Supporting Job Creation in Lebanon

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, seeks to promote private sector led growth in order to support job creation and inclusive growth. In this context, an important priority of IFC in Lebanon is to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

 

 IFC and HBL Supporting Job Creation in Pakistan

The objective of this study is to develop an understanding of the relationship between access to finance for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and job creation.

 

Creating Jobs in Sri Lanka: Role of Private Sector Financial Institutions

The study found encouraging job creation effects. The firms surveyed had, by themselves, created 2,650 jobs, between 2009 and 2012, implying growth in jobs of 12 percent. This was higher than the rate of growth experienced by the rest of the country. Of these, almost half the new jobs created went to women.

 

Attracting Investment Facilitated by Corporate Governance In Mongolia

Attracting investment in Mongoliaóat least in non-extractive sectorsóhas been challenging, especially since the countryís economic downturn in 2011.

 

Development impact brochure

Development Impact: How We Work.

 

IDGs Postcard

The IFC Development Goals, known as IDGs, are targets for key development outcome indicators that projects are expected to deliver during their lifetime.

 

IFCís Development Evaluations Brochure

Development impact is everyoneís business.

 

SWIFT

Survey of Well-being via Instant and Frequent Tracking

 

IFC's Investments in Hotels

IFC invests in hotels and tourism because of the industryís strong development impact, particularly for low-income countries and fragile and conflict-affected states.

 

The Movenpick Ambassador Hotel, Ghana

Restoring a Landmark to Former Glory

 

 

Shangri-La's Villingili Resort and Spa, Maldives

Creating jobs in a Nation of Atolls

 

The Azalai Grand Hotel, Mali

Long-term partnership for development

 

IFC Case Study:Laureate in Mexico

Creating opportunities to improve skills and incomes through access to higher education

 

IFC Case Study: Education within reach of all

Uniminuto: Bringing entrepreneurship, innovation and jobs to marginalized communities in Colombia through tertiary education