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Mar 18, 2021
Connecting Power Grids to Improve Electricity Access
An ambitious project that links electrical grids between Central and South Asia is expected to boost economies and facilitate trade.
Feb 22, 2021
In Latin America, A New Breed of Investors Prizes Gender Diversity
Investors are insisting the companies they finance make hiring, retaining and promoting women a priority.
Nov 11, 2020
Ripe for Growth
Transforming a Costa Rican farming community into a global exporter.
Jun 24, 2020
Answering the Call for Personal Protective Wear
The private sector is stepping up to meet the demand for masks and other medical protective gear as governments battle COVID-19.
May 27, 2020
A “Death-Defying Time” for Start-ups
Sean O’Sullivan, of the global venture capital firm SOSV, discusses how the post-COVID-19 economy will affect investment in start-ups.
Apr 22, 2020
Balloons to Deliver Emergency Internet Across Kenya
Telkom Kenya-Loon partnership will result in country-wide 4G connectivity during pandemic, boosting government services.
Oct 7, 2019
Answering Africa’s Call for Private Equity Capital in SMEs
By providing risk capital and technical assistance to fund managers, IFC’s SME Ventures program supports promising young businesses.
Mar 6, 2019
Mind the Gap & Fix the Mix: Gender Equality in Private Equity
A new IFC study explores how gender balance in private equity and venture capital firms can generate both financial returns and positive social benefits.
Jul 19, 2017
IFC’s Performance Standards Elevate Clients’ Operations
IFC’s Performance Standards define our clients' responsibilities for managing their environmental and social risks.
Sep 15, 2016
Transforming Liberia, Truckload by Truckload