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As Impact Investing Grows, So Do Expectations

Apr 14, 2021

As Impact Investing Grows, So Do Expectations

Impact investing has thrived amid the crisis. Now comes the hard part—living up to the name.

“We need to think bigger”

Apr 14, 2021

“We need to think bigger”

Calvert Impact Capital CEO Jennifer Pryce on the vast potential for impact investing.

How to Rebuild From the Shock of COVID-19

May 27, 2020

How to Rebuild From the Shock of COVID-19

Economist Mohamed A. El-Erian says that today’s "unsettling journey" requires a careful phasing of relief, reopening, and stimulus programs.

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.

Lessons for COVID-19-era CEOs

May 13, 2020

Lessons for COVID-19-era CEOs

Engage with governments and “lead with empathy,” this Corporate Social Responsibility expert advises the private sector.

‘Build Back Better,’ Brookings Economist Urges

Apr 22, 2020

‘Build Back Better,’ Brookings Economist Urges

Economist Homi Kharas believes the current crisis will spur major innovations from the private sector—and that the principles of the competitive marketplace should remain intact.

Tailoring Energy Solutions that Fit India’s Garment Suppliers

Dec 9, 2019

Tailoring Energy Solutions that Fit India’s Garment Suppliers

With IFC’s support, an Indian supplier of fashion giant H&M is implementing climate-friendly solutions to increase efficiency.

Building Green—the Business Case

Dec 3, 2019

Building Green—the Business Case

A new IFC report finds a huge potential for green buildings—and shows how developers, banks, and governments are rapidly building markets.

Sustainable Hydropower Creates Opportunities in Nepal

Nov 1, 2019

Sustainable Hydropower Creates Opportunities in Nepal

The UT-1 hydropower project will generate electricity for millions of people and set new environmental and social benchmarks.

Targeted Investments Strengthen Ukrainian Cities

Oct 30, 2019

Targeted Investments Strengthen Ukrainian Cities

In Mariupol and other cities, IFC is supporting infrastructure projects with investments that ease the challenges of rapid urbanization.