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Jan 28, 2011
This is the first report measuring the amount of sustainable investment in the Middle East and North Africa. It assesses current levels of sustainable investment awareness, practices, and demand in the region and finds that while current volumes are small, there is scope for much greater sustainable investment in the region. The report also identifies opportunities to increase the flow of sustainable investment funds to the region.
Nov 22, 2010
This issue shows how IFC helps increase access to energy while reducing emissions -- supporting greater use of wind, solar, geothermal, hydro, biomass, and biogas power.
34 pages | © November 2010 IFC | Complimentary
Nov 8, 2010
Recognizing the gaps in knowledge of how climate change will affect the private sector, IFC has undertaken a series of studies with clients in developing countries. These studies aim to better understand gaps and barriers to climate risk analysis, test and develop risk evaluation methodologies, and identify possible adaptation responses and needs.
Jun 1, 2008
Dec 1, 2007
The aim of this research study was to build the capacity of business women's associations to better serve their members and to expand knowledge about women's entrepreneurship in the Middle East and North Africa region.
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.
Jun 1, 2007
Limited to five countries - Bahrain, Jordan, Lebanon, Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates - the purpose of this analysis is to help countries in the MENA region better understand the challenges faced by women and to promote an environment in which female as well as male entrepreneurs can thrive.
Jun 1, 2007
This report provides policy makers, financial institutions and entrepreneurial support organizations with new insights into the attitudes, challenges and needs of women business owners and their firms in Jordan.
Aug 1, 2005
This manual provides practical guidance on how to analyze the needs of male and female entrepreneurs and how to open up opportunities to allow women to develop their businesses.
Dec 1, 2002
This document is intended to provide good practice guidance for conducting a health impact assessment (HIA) to determine potential impacts on community health as a result of project development.
Jan 1, 2001
This report focuses on AWDF, an Africa-wide fundraising and grant-making initiative for African women. It is the first attempt at an Africawide philanthropic institution promoting social change through the funding of autonomous women's organizations.
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.