Creating Opportunity in East Asia and the Pacific series show the way IFC’s work connects with real people — featuring short profiles of leading projects and the individuals and communities whose lives they improve.
The collection of stories in this booklet shows in practical terms how IFC-supported cross-border knowledge-sharing and business-transfer opens up opportunities in East Asia and the Pacific.
This issue highlights how IFC works with the private sector to promote inclusive economic development in the region, where more than 35 percent of the world's poor live. The brochure showcases real life stories of how people in China, Cambodia, Papua New Guinea, Vietnam and other countries benefit from IFC projects, which help create jobs, increase their income levels, and make economic growth as equitable as possible.
This collection of stories shows what we have achieved by investing in renewable energy such as solar, wind, geothermal, and hydro power; by devising innovative risk-sharing models that direct funds to climate-friendly projects; by initiating policy reform that reward climate preservation as a public good while yielding returns for investors.