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Mar 1, 2009
The IFC engaged Mercer to conduct this study to identify leading investment managers pursuing sustainable investment in emerging markets, their AUM and their capacity for integrating ESG into investment processes.
Dec 31, 2008
Doing Business en México 2009 es el tercer reporte subnacional en el país. Compara la regulación para hacer negocios en los 31 estados de México enfocándose en cuatro indicadores: apertura de una empresa, obtención de permisos de construcción, registro de una propiedad y cumplimiento de un contrato.Doing Business en México 2009 (En Español)
Sep 1, 2008
In the early 1990s, IFC commenced a decade-long involvement in the Pangue Hydroelectric project in Chile. The project sparked a multitude of controversies that have greatly influenced the Corporation's approach to addressing environmental and social issues.
Jun 30, 2008
This report summarizes the findings of the third Business Linkages Series event, which focused on supply, distribution, and sales models that foster entrepreneurship and enterprise development among those currently living in conditions of poverty.
Dec 1, 2007
Market Movers tells the stories of a number of firms in emerging economies that have managed to find business value in strategies based on sustainability.
Oct 1, 2007
The aim of this document is to systematize the process of assisting large purchasers to draft development policies for local suppliers.
Oct 1, 2007
Doing Business in Colombia 2008
Oct 1, 2007
The objective for the Environmental Services Professional Training Course is to raise employee awareness of the hazards posed in employment and to reduce hospital-acquired illnesses among environmental services professionals.
Aug 6, 2007
This report explores how conventional structured finance methods may improve the access long-term finance for natural tropical forests.
May 1, 2007
As Glamis Gold Ltd. began the development of the Marlin Gold Mine, insufficient stakeholder analysis harmed the consultation process involving affected municipalities in Guatemala. Initial consultations neglected to consider the potential opposition of the less affected population.
Oct 2, 2006
Doing Business in Mexico 2007 is the second subnational report in the series Doing Business in Mexico. Doing Business in Mexico 2007
Jan 2, 2006
Doing Business in Brazil 2006—the second state-level report in the Doing Business series—covers
13 Brazilian cities in 5 areas of regulation: starting a business,
registering property, obtaining credit, paying taxes, and enforcing a
contract. The subnational report highlights the increasing importance of
state and city level reforms in a globalized world as cities, as much
as countries, are competing for investments.
Doing Business in Brazil 2006
Jan 1, 2006
Sometimes companies can effectively pioneer change and challenge notions of workplace stereotypes. Programa Mujer, in Chile, is an innovative example of how to break with traditions that excludes women from mining operations.
Jan 1, 2001
This Guide aims to further IFC's mission to "promote private sector investment in developing countries, which will reduce poverty and improve people's lives." It seeks to help interested companies by drawing on the community development experiences of some of the world's leading companies.