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Oct 1, 2010
In September 2010, IFC and Jain Irrigation Systems, recent winner of IFC's Client Leadership Award, completed a comprehensive water footprint assessment that was the first of its kind to be undertaken by an emerging market company. For the first time, the report included all three steps of a water footprint assessment: assessment of total freshwater volume consumed, sustainability assessment, and formulation of a response strategy. This report serves as an example of an effective tool for managing water-related risks and can pave the way for similar assessments with IFC clients in countries which face water scarcity.
Dec 1, 2007
Market Movers tells the stories of a number of firms in emerging economies that have managed to find business value in strategies based on sustainability.
Aug 6, 2007
This report explores how conventional structured finance methods may improve the access long-term finance for natural tropical forests.
Apr 1, 2007
The General Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Guidelines are designed to be used together with the relevant Industry Sector EHS Guidelines which provide guidance to users on EHS issues in specific industry sectors.
99 pages | © April 2007 IFC | Complimentary
Jun 1, 2005
The IFC’s technical assistance facilities in Indonesia are establishing relationships with civil society organizations to help private companies and entrepreneurs contribute more to sustainable development.
Jun 1, 2005
This case study highlights Honey Care Africa Limited, a socially responsible Kenyan small business that sells hives to local subsistence farmers and buys their honey at guaranteed prices.
1 page | © June 2005 IFC | Complimentary
Dec 1, 2002
The Unilever Company in Ghana was alarmed by the potential effects HIV/AIDS could have on its workers and the surrounding community; an estimated 100,000 people. Unilever partnered with a local NGO to improve its existing workplace program and reached nearly two thousand employees, their families, and the surrounding community.
Jan 1, 2001
This Guide aims to further IFC's mission to "promote private sector investment in developing countries, which will reduce poverty and improve people's lives." It seeks to help interested companies by drawing on the community development experiences of some of the world's leading companies.