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With IFC’s Support, China Takes Green Lending to a New Level

Jul 23, 2012

With IFC’s Support, China Takes Green Lending to a New Level

China’s successful green credit policy - supported by IFC - has become a model for emerging countries.

Blended Finance Makes More Low-Carbon Investments Possible

Jul 20, 2012

Blended Finance Makes More Low-Carbon Investments Possible

IFC blends concessional funds from donor partners in order to catalyze investments that wouldn’t otherwise happen because of barriers preventing such investment.

From Gap to Opportunity: Business Models for Scaling Up Energy Access

Jul 17, 2012

From Gap to Opportunity: Business Models for Scaling Up Energy Access

This report breaks new ground by estimating that there is a $37 billion market opportunity for improved energy services at the base of the pyramid. It profiles companies with innovative business models.

Money Moves: How Private Sector Finance Can Work for a Sustainable Future

Jul 17, 2012

Money Moves: How Private Sector Finance Can Work for a Sustainable Future

IFC invited 15 extraordinary business leaders in environmental and social sustainability to identify challenges in the "green" growth path. They share what they do to address them as well as what they think governments and regulators should do.

Quantifying the Cost of Climate Change

Mar 16, 2012

Quantifying the Cost of Climate Change

Failure of institutional investors to address climate change risks can reduce the value of their portfolios by as much as 10 percent in the next 20 years, according to a report supported by IFC.

Assessing Climate Risks

Mar 16, 2012

Assessing Climate Risks

To help its clients understand and respond to the risks of climate change, IFC is developing best practices in assessing private sector risk and adaptation strategies.

IFC Partners with Health and Education Networks to Serve Lower-Income Groups

Jun 28, 2011

IFC Partners with Health and Education Networks to Serve Lower-Income Groups

IFC’s recent investments in health and education reflect a strategic priority to support the growth of established companies and networks across countries and regions, especially those that operate in multiple markets. IFC Partners with Health and Education Networks to Serve Lower-Income Groups

IFC in the Middle East and North Africa Develops First Regional Strategy to Address Water Scarcity

Jun 28, 2011

IFC in the Middle East and North Africa Develops First Regional Strategy to Address Water Scarcity

IFC investment, advisory, and environmental and social specialists gathered in Egypt..... IFC in the Middle East and North Africa Develops First Regional Strategy to Address Water Scarcity

IFC and Government of Morocco Look to Solar Energy to Increase Electricity Production

Jun 28, 2011

IFC and Government of Morocco Look to Solar Energy to Increase Electricity Production

With the desert sun beating down, it seems only logical that Morocco should harness the benefits.... IFC and Government of Morocco Look to Solar Energy to Increase Electricity Production