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In Latin America, A New Breed of Investors Prizes Gender Diversity

Feb 22, 2021

In Latin America, A New Breed of Investors Prizes Gender Diversity

Investors are insisting the companies they finance make hiring, retaining and promoting women a priority.

Ripe for Growth

Nov 11, 2020

Ripe for Growth

Transforming a Costa Rican farming community into a global exporter.

Answering the Call for Personal Protective Wear

Jun 24, 2020

Answering the Call for Personal Protective Wear

The private sector is stepping up to meet the demand for masks and other medical protective gear as governments battle COVID-19.

A “Death-Defying Time” for Start-ups

May 27, 2020

A “Death-Defying Time” for Start-ups

Sean O’Sullivan, of the global venture capital firm SOSV, discusses how the post-COVID-19 economy will affect investment in start-ups.

Balloons to Deliver Emergency Internet Across Kenya

Apr 22, 2020

Balloons to Deliver Emergency Internet Across Kenya

Telkom Kenya-Loon partnership will result in country-wide 4G connectivity during pandemic, boosting government services.

Answering Africa’s Call for Private Equity Capital in SMEs

Oct 7, 2019

Answering Africa’s Call for Private Equity Capital in SMEs

By providing risk capital and technical assistance to fund managers, IFC’s SME Ventures program supports promising young businesses.

Mind the Gap & Fix the Mix: Gender Equality in Private Equity

Mar 6, 2019

Mind the Gap & Fix the Mix: Gender Equality in Private Equity

A new IFC study explores how gender balance in private equity and venture capital firms can generate both financial returns and positive social benefits.

IFC’s Performance Standards Elevate Clients’ Operations

Jul 19, 2017

IFC’s Performance Standards Elevate Clients’ Operations

IFC’s Performance Standards define our clients' responsibilities for managing their environmental and social risks.

Transforming Liberia, Truckload by Truckload

Sep 15, 2016

Transforming Liberia, Truckload by Truckload

Fostering Development Through Private Equity

May 11, 2016

Fostering Development Through Private Equity