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Tapping Sustainable Finance to Tackle Climate Change

Oct 28, 2021

Tapping Sustainable Finance to Tackle Climate Change

The city of Izmir is using a sustainability-linked loan to address water scarcity and climate change.

Becoming a standard-setting bank for green finance

Oct 5, 2021

Becoming a standard-setting bank for green finance

With IFC’s support, Ukrgasbank, Ukraine’s fourth-largest bank, now stands out from its competitors—it is known as the country’s first climate-finance bank.

Investing in an eco-friendly alternative to cotton and synthetic fibers

Oct 5, 2021

Investing in an eco-friendly alternative to cotton and synthetic fibers

IFC co-led a $1.1 billion financing package that enabled Brazil’s LD Celulose S.A. to build one of the world’s largest dissolving wood pulp plants, using sustainability-driven processes for fiber production.

Creating a win-win for all through longer-lasting produce

Oct 5, 2021

Creating a win-win for all through longer-lasting produce

IFC’s combined investment and advice is helping natural food coating producer Apeel meet growing demand for food in an environmentally sustainable, socially inclusive way.

Combating marine plastic pollution through IFC’s first “blue loan”

Oct 5, 2021

Combating marine plastic pollution through IFC’s first “blue loan”

IFC “blue loan” to Indorama Ventures Limited (IVL), a leading global manufacturer and recycler of PET resin, is helping the company significantly increase its annual PET recycling capacity in five countries.

Building Green in a “Code Red” Climate

Sep 20, 2021

Building Green in a “Code Red” Climate

Why investors, developers, and governments are adopting zero-carbon goals.

Tapping into private finance for more resilient water systems

Aug 17, 2021

Tapping into private finance for more resilient water systems

Advisory work and a green loan will help IFC client Corsan reduce water losses and improve energy efficiency in Brazil.

What’s Next for Pakistan’s Private Sector?

Aug 4, 2021

What’s Next for Pakistan’s Private Sector?

Against the backdrop of the fourth wave of the pandemic in Pakistan, Zia Ur Rehman connects with business owners and a women’s rights activist to assess the nation’s resilience.

A Ukraine City Envisions A Smarter, Greener Future

Jun 25, 2021

A Ukraine City Envisions A Smarter, Greener Future

Zaporizhzhia plans to use digital technologies to make transit more sustainable.

Wind Power Fuels Green Growth in Vietnam

Jun 11, 2021

Wind Power Fuels Green Growth in Vietnam

An IFC-financed project is helping the country take advantage of its wind-power potential.