Creating Markets for Climate Business

A new IFC report shows how policy reforms and innovative business models can stimulate climate-smart investments.

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A strong and engaged private sector is indispensable to ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity. That’s where IFC comes in—we have more than 60 years of experience in unlocking private investment, creating markets and opportunities where they’re needed most. Since 1956, IFC has leveraged $2.6 billion in capital to deliver more than $265 billion in financing for businesses in developing countries.

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Across the world, our investments and advice help the private sector create jobs, improve basic services, foster small enterprises, and more. These stories demonstrate how IFC clients are making a difference in people’s lives.

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In Kenya, a solar program puts “last-mile” consumers first

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Creating Markets

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IFC works to create markets that give new opportunities to people in developing countries. These stories show how our innovative approaches have helped solve some of the largest problems in countries or, sometimes, entire regions.

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A new IFC report shows how policy reforms and innovative business models can stimulate climate-smart investments.

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The Benban Solar Park will provide Egypt with the clean energy it needs to drive growth.

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Expanding Access to Financial Services for Women Entrepreneurs Helps Create Markets and Opportunities for All.

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This daycare center helps IT firm Mindtree hire and retain employees in a tight labor market.

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About IFC

We work with the private sector in developing countries to create markets that open up opportunities for all.

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries.

We apply our financial resources, technical expertise, global experience, and innovative thinking to help our partners overcome financial, operational, and other challenges.

  • 4.9 Million

    Students Educated

  • 34 Million

    Patients Cared For

  • 60 Million

    People Supplied with Gas

  • $351 Billion

    In SME loans

  • The impact of IFC clients in 2016.

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