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Ukraine’s First Green Finance Bank Backs Climate-Smart Businesses

Jan 25, 2021

Ukraine’s First Green Finance Bank Backs Climate-Smart Businesses

Ukrgasbank is proving that green finance can be good business.

In Kosovo, Microfinance Expands Herds—And Hopes

Jan 12, 2021

In Kosovo, Microfinance Expands Herds—And Hopes

Micro loans are helping the nation’s farming sector weather the COVID-19 crisis.

Global Response, Regional Impact in the Fight Against COVID-19

Oct 28, 2020

Global Response, Regional Impact in the Fight Against COVID-19

IFC’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is helping the poor and vulnerable.

How A Business Community Is Saving Lives Amid COVID-19

Sep 23, 2020

How A Business Community Is Saving Lives Amid COVID-19

A crisis center in Odesa mobilized nearly $5 million from businesses and provided critical equipment and services to hospitals.

Keeping Business Flowing in Serbia Amid COVID-19

Aug 28, 2020

Keeping Business Flowing in Serbia Amid COVID-19

Customs are going digital in Serbia, reducing the time and cost to trade.

Solar Power Offers Armenia Greater Energy Security

Jul 15, 2020

Solar Power Offers Armenia Greater Energy Security

The first grid-scale solar photovoltaic project is an important milestone as the country develops local renewable energy sources and promotes private investment.

An Energy-Efficiency Program in Ukraine Heats Up

Jun 30, 2020

An Energy-Efficiency Program in Ukraine Heats Up

A new program helps eliminate the wasting of heating fuel in Ukraine’s residential housing sector.

One of Europe’s Largest Landfills Gets a Makeover

May 18, 2020

One of Europe’s Largest Landfills Gets a Makeover

A landfill in Belgrade, Serbia, is being transformed into a modern model for waste management.

During COVID-19 Crisis, Three Banks Work to Soften Impact on Customers

May 13, 2020

During COVID-19 Crisis, Three Banks Work to Soften Impact on Customers

In Eastern Europe and Central Asia, three banks introduce creative measures – including credit holidays – to help customers and communities through a difficult period.

Bosnian Farmers Access International Markets with Local Ingredients

Feb 26, 2020

Bosnian Farmers Access International Markets with Local Ingredients

With geographical indication, producers of a distinctive Bosnian cream cheese turn tradition into competitive advantage.