IFC is helping to transform communications between North America and South America by deploying Seabras-1, a new 10,500 km fiber optic cable that will provide the first direct route between New York and Sao Paulo
KPMG recognized IFC's Bahia Suburbio Hospital and Belo Horizonte Schools in its Infrastructure 100: World Cities Edition as models of how public-private partnerships can improve health and education for underserved Brazilians.
Global trade is a vital artery to economic growth. Our Global Trade Finance Program has issued more than $3.9 billion in guarantees to facilitate trade flows in Latin America and the Caribbean since the program’s inception in the region in 2006.
Guia para modernização de procedimentos para licenciamento de empresas
A regulação da atividade econômica é importante para proteger a sociedade, bem como as próprias empresas.
Com o objetivo de promover o desenvolvimento, mas sem esquecer a proteção à sociedade e às empresas, a Confederação Nacional da Indústria (CNI) e a International Finance Corporation (IFC), do Grupo Banco Mundial, apresentam este guia.
Convidamos todos os prefeitos e prefeitas do Brasil a conhecer, avaliar e implementar as propostas aqui apresentadas.
Manual for Performance-Based Contracting by Water Utility Companies in Brazil
This manual is a practical tool to promote the development of Performance-Based Contracts with the intention of helping water utility companies improve their operational efficiency levels, reduce their water losses, and increase the quality of their services.
IFC’s office in São Paulo oversees its investments and advisory services in Brazil. Since Brazil became a member of IFC in 1956, IFC has invested $18.4 billion in the country’s private sector, including $6.4 billion in mobilization.*
IFC’s strategy in Brazil aims to support investments in the Northeast and Amazon, help innovative companies access new markets and products to promote competition, and increase IFC’s advisory support to local governments through public-private partnerships in infrastructure and the environment.
Other key areas include improving the investment climate, helping small businesses join the formal economy, and meeting the needs of low-income communities. IFC promotes socially and environmentally sustainable business practices in the Amazon region.
*As of October 1, 2013
Hector Gomez Ang Country Manager Edifício Torre Sul Rua James Joule, 65 - 19o. andar Cidade Monções São Paulo SP, Brasil 04576-080 Tel: (5511) 5185-6888 Fax: (5511) 5185-6890