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Building IFC’s Biodiversity Standard

Mar 21, 2019

Building IFC’s Biodiversity Standard

In Egypt’s Desert, Working to Ensure Solar Power is Sustainable

Mar 13, 2019

In Egypt’s Desert, Working to Ensure Solar Power is Sustainable

As the world’s largest solar installation is built, IFC helps ensure the project adheres to high labor, environmental, and health and safety standards.

Planting a Climate-Resilient Future for Niger

Feb 4, 2019

Planting a Climate-Resilient Future for Niger

An IFC project is showing the potential for solar-powered drip irrigation to improve yields, save water, and boost farmers’ incomes.

Across India, Solar Power Brings More than Light

Jan 23, 2019

Across India, Solar Power Brings More than Light

Solar projects—big and small—are helping India achieve energy goals while creating opportunity for its people.

Bright Days Ahead for Solar Power in Egypt

Jan 14, 2019

Bright Days Ahead for Solar Power in Egypt

A World Bank Group-supported power sector reform is opening the market for private sector investment.

Green Housing Opens the Door to a Cleaner Indonesia

Dec 4, 2018

Green Housing Opens the Door to a Cleaner Indonesia

As Jakarta grapples with climate change, resource-efficient buildings offer a more sustainable, healthier future for its citizens.

From Local to Global: Cities Can Lead the Way for Climate Action

Nov 29, 2018

From Local to Global: Cities Can Lead the Way for Climate Action

Climate-related projects in cities could attract investments of nearly $30 trillion in developing countries, says IFC report.

Amid a Mining Boom, Rural Towns Learn to Invest for Tomorrow

Nov 2, 2018

Amid a Mining Boom, Rural Towns Learn to Invest for Tomorrow

When mining revenues started flowing to one of Peru’s poorest regions, IFC helped communities plan for long-term development.

For Women in India, Small Loans Have a Big Impact

Oct 30, 2018

For Women in India, Small Loans Have a Big Impact

Microloans help millions of marginalized families start and expand businesses, purchase essentials, and support their children’s education.

Cities Seek a Better Future with Private Investment, Innovation

Oct 9, 2018

Cities Seek a Better Future with Private Investment, Innovation

Urbanization poses challenges for many fast-growing cities. Partnerships between municipal governments and private investors could yield promising results.