Owned by 186 member countries and consistently rated AAA/Aaa. IFC aims to achieve our mission of promoting development by providing debt and equity to the private sector, through a range of benchmark and bespoke products.
The World Bank Group aims to eradicate extreme poverty and increase shared prosperity through economic growth, inclusion, and sustainable development. In Central and Eastern Europe, IFC furthers these objectives, with a strong focus on high-impact projects that can help address the most pressing needs of the region.
As part of the broader World Bank Group’s response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, IFC has launched a $2 billion package to support the Ukrainian private sector. Learn more
Areas of Focus
We focus on boosting the green economy, increasing access to finance and promoting inclusion, and improving competitiveness and connectivity to help the region’s economies grow sustainably and inclusively, protecting and creating jobs. Our efforts have been focused on helping the private sector mitigate the economic fallout and bringing about a green, resilient, and inclusive recovery from the pandemic.
Energy Transformation and Climate Change
IFC has been intensifying its work to provide private sector solutions to tackle climate change, using its capital, international expertise, and local knowledge to attract commercial investments and maximize impact.
Competitiveness is key for companies looking to grow and expand into new markets. In Central and Eastern Europe, IFC helps firms increase the efficiency of their operations and aids producers in developing sustainable local supply chains, including those that feature farmers and small businesses.