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Landing in Panama: Daniel’s journey at the World Bank Group

Mar 22, 2022

Landing in Panama: Daniel’s journey at the World Bank Group

Ever wondered what it’s like to work at IFC? Our colleague Daniel takes us behind the scenes of his new role as an Operations Analyst based in Panama.

Reimagining Remote Learning

Mar 16, 2022

Reimagining Remote Learning

Surprising lessons are emerging from students’ experiences with online education—and the private sector is listening.

In Ecuador, plans for a tourism boom

Feb 16, 2022

In Ecuador, plans for a tourism boom

The challenge: achieving the delicate balance of tourism and environmental protection.

Brewing Hope for Coffee Farmers in Nicaragua

Jan 25, 2022

Brewing Hope for Coffee Farmers in Nicaragua

Climate-smart solutions are making a difference for small coffee producers in the Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua.

Bringing quality healthcare to Brazil’s underserved

Dec 17, 2021

Bringing quality healthcare to Brazil’s underserved

In Salvador, Brazil, Hospital do Subúrbio combines public and private support to offer comprehensive medical services for those who need them most.

The Creative Economy Takes Center Stage

Dec 2, 2021

The Creative Economy Takes Center Stage

Digital platforms connect artists, artisans, musicians, and filmmakers with a global audience—driving growth in emerging economies.

Agribusiness is now an important ally against COVID-19 in Brazil

Nov 24, 2021

Agribusiness is now an important ally against COVID-19 in Brazil

Jalles Machado increases the production of sanitizing products and implements actions to boost female leadership.

民間資金を活用して、水道システムを強化する

Nov 3, 2021

民間資金を活用して、水道システムを強化する

豊富な水資源に恵れながら、長年の投資不足により上下水道インフラの整備が遅れているブラジルは、気候変動問題もあって水の持続的供給への懸念が高まっています。同国の水道事業者大手コルサンに対し、IFCはグリーンローン及びサステナブル・リンク・ローンを通じ、水インフラ整備に最大4億5,000万レアルを融資、さらに日本政府の支援を得て水損失の削減とエネルギー効率の改善に向けた助言サービスを行っています。

7 Steps to a Zero-Carbon Building

Nov 3, 2021

7 Steps to a Zero-Carbon Building

A project in Mexico shows what it takes for a building to go green.

Building Green in a “Code Red” Climate

Sep 20, 2021

Building Green in a “Code Red” Climate

Why investors, developers, and governments are adopting zero-carbon goals.