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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.

Safeguarding Wild Cat Habitats in a Hydro Plant’s Backyard

Oct 2, 2018

Safeguarding Wild Cat Habitats in a Hydro Plant’s Backyard

In Costa Rica, engineers, biologists, and even a dog work together to ensure energy is produced in an environmentally responsible way.

Antalya Stays on Track for Sustainable Growth

May 22, 2018

Antalya Stays on Track for Sustainable Growth

A new tram line is expected to reduce traffic congestion and improve living standards in one of Turkey’s fastest growing cities.

A Lebanese Library Tells an Eco-Friendly Story

Apr 26, 2018

A Lebanese Library Tells an Eco-Friendly Story

IFC’s investment in green bonds helps sustainable and energy-efficient projects like this library in Lebanon get off the ground.

Lunch Lesson: Greening Bangladesh’s Textile Industry

Mar 22, 2018

Lunch Lesson: Greening Bangladesh’s Textile Industry

IFC’s Rajesh Sinha reveals how cleaning up manufacturing cleans up vital water supplies, too.

In the Philippines, A Blueprint for Low-Income Homes Goes Green

Feb 27, 2018

In the Philippines, A Blueprint for Low-Income Homes Goes Green

Via Verde is the first grid-connected, solar-powered community of low-cost houses in the Philippines.