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Safety First: Bangladesh Garment Industry Rebounds

Nov 12, 2019

Safety First: Bangladesh Garment Industry Rebounds

Two horrific accidents in the garment industry led the country to improve safety conditions. Those initiatives, plus others, have helped make the industry more attractive to foreign investors.

Facing Gender Inequality Head-on Helps SolTuna Succeed

Mar 4, 2019

Facing Gender Inequality Head-on Helps SolTuna Succeed

Solomon Islands' only tuna processing plant is helping women workers better control their finances and address domestic violence.

Serving Up Second Chances in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Feb 11, 2019

Serving Up Second Chances in Bosnia and Herzegovina

An IFC-supported insolvency law offers companies more protections as they rebuild operations.

Bangladesh’s Textile Sector Weaves a Clean, Sustainable Future

Jan 30, 2018

Bangladesh’s Textile Sector Weaves a Clean, Sustainable Future

An IFC-led program has helped over 200 Bangladeshi factories improve their environmental impact.

Turkey’s Glass Industry Has Local Roots and Global Reach

Sep 13, 2017

Turkey’s Glass Industry Has Local Roots and Global Reach

One of IFC’s specific priorities in Turkey is supporting local companies as they expand into other emerging markets.This helps encourage private sector development by increasing the flow of capital, technology, management expertise, and job creation. In the past 10 years IFC invested over $1 billion to support Turkish companies in expanding into other developing countries.

A Rice-Paper Factory Benefits from Reduced Paperwork

Feb 6, 2017

A Rice-Paper Factory Benefits from Reduced Paperwork

“Better Work” Improves Workers’ Lives, Boosts Business Results

Oct 21, 2016

“Better Work” Improves Workers’ Lives, Boosts Business Results

A Dominican Family Business Leaves a Lasting Legacy

Sep 2, 2016

A Dominican Family Business Leaves a Lasting Legacy

Safer Conditions for Apparel Workers

Jun 17, 2015

Safer Conditions for Apparel Workers

Bringing together public and private stakeholders to promote safer working conditions in the global apparel supply chain

Innovations in Cement Production

Jun 17, 2015

Innovations in Cement Production

Using household waste to fuel cement plant in Iraq