Banks play a central role in helping confront the challenge of climate change. As a development institution, IFC works with our bank partners to support the trade of goods and services that enable their corporate clients to adopt energy efficient technologies, cut carbon emissions, and ensure the sustainability of their operations and their supply chains.
Through the Climate Smart Trade initiative, IFC may provide a price incentive or longer tenors for equipment and projects guaranteed under the Global Trade Finance Program (GTFP) that have clearly defined climate change benefits. Banks may be asked to provide additional information to ensure that the goods qualify under international protocols.
Eligible goods include:
Parts and equipment for any renewable technology, including: