Banking on Sustainability

February 28, 2007

92 pages | © March 2007 IFC | Complimentary

Banking on SustainabilityIFC's Banking on Sustainability report shows evidence of the potential benefits of adopting sustainability as a business strategy. It also shows a dramatic shift in banks' awareness of these benefits. Banks can tap vast benefits by reassessing their business practices and engaging in sustainability-oriented risk management and product development. IFC has pioneered new business models — for example in sustainable energy and banking to underserved groups — and is helping pave the way for other banks in emerging markets.

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