IFC brings a distinctive set of comparative advantages to help the private sector reduce poverty and foster inclusive economic growth.
IFC’s first health-sector PPP in India is lowering costs.
Access to finance helps women-oriented businesses thrive.
O3b Networks will soon help lower Internet access costs.
We are helping Rwanda develop a commercial swaps market.
IFC's guarantees support trade that might not otherwise happen.
In FY11, we invested $1.7 billion in climate-friendly projects.
We are helping set the global agenda on finance for SMEs.
We are working with others to raise the bar for corporate governance.
Our Post-2012 Carbon Facility can help ensure climate-friendly projects.
We can reach the poor quickly and sustainably through intermediaries.
Investment sparks growth and increases the incentive for peace.
Private enterprises are adopting IFC’s environmental and social standards.
Cell-phone alerts give farmers crucial information on their crops.
It’s possible to finance infrastructure projects in Iraq.
We’re mobilizing investment and expertise to create opportunity.
IFC is helping Turkey meet its growing energy needs.
We’re helping E-Power increase access to electricity in Haiti.
Inclusive business models provide benefits to underserved populations.
We’re giving farmers new tools to mitigate price risk.
We invested in 251 projects in 56 of the world’s poorest countries.
By 2013, we aim to provide access to water for 100 million people.
We act on many fronts to ensure fairness in microfinance.
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