Sustainable infrastructure is critical for addressing developmental challenges in emerging markets.
IFC offers long-term financing and industry-leading expertise to develop infrastructure projects that provide essential services—including electricity, telecommunications, transportation, water & and sanitation—in partnership with the private sector.
As part of the World Bank Group, we also work with governments and development partners to create a business environment that attracts private capital to infrastructure sectors.
U4C is a new initiative designed to offer water utilities access to IFC’s advisory services, investment products and knowledge-sharing partnerships. It is a demand-driven initiative focused on building client relationships with water utilities as they plan to develop solutions to address climate change and boost commercial water infrastructure investment opportunities.
The impact of IFC clients in Infrastructure in 2020:
- 107THOUSANDJOBS SUPPORTED
- 57.3 MILLIONPEOPLE SUPPLIED WITH POWER
- 1.3MILLIONPEOPLE SUPPLIED WITH WATER
- 27.3MILLIONAIRPORT PASSENGERS REACHED
A company or entrepreneur seeking to establish a new venture or expand an existing enterprise can approach IFC directly.
The investment proposal can be submitted to the IFC field office that is closest to the location of the proposed project.