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Mar 7, 2021
#IWD2021: Women in Hong Kong Building a Better Future for Asia – Pat Dwyer, The Purpose Business
Sustainability as an industry has attracted more women than many others, and the sector in Hong Kong is no exception. To celebrate #IWD2021, IFC has launched a series of interviews with women in the Fragrant Harbour who are championing the sustainability agenda in Asia. Our first interview is with Pat Dwyer, Founder and Director of The Purpose Business.
Jan 21, 2021
World Bank Group’s Game Plan to Reset Economic Recovery for Olympic Rugby Champions, Fiji
The World Bank Group (WBG) has released a four year “game plan” – the 2021-2024 Country Partnership Framework (CPF)- for Fiji’s economic recovery, drawn up after widespread consultation involving the Fijian government, civil society and the private sector.
Dec 3, 2020
Fiji’s Private Sector Supporting Respectful Workplaces
Rahul Amin, the Chief Executive Officer of Vinod Patel and Company Pte Ltd in Fiji believes it is possible to change perspectives of people who perpetrate violence against women.
Nov 19, 2020
A Tailored Solution to Support Small Business in Mongolia
Microfinance solutions are helping Mongolian small businesses stay on their feet.
Nov 18, 2020
Pioneering Study to Measure Cost-Benefit of Workplace Responses to Gender-Based Violence
As the COVID-19 pandemic increases the incidence of gender-based violence around the globe, new research now underway in Papua New Guinea will for the first time examine and measure the costs and benefits of workplace responses to the problem.
Nov 9, 2020
A New Financial Lifeline for Tongans
A new online money-transfer system is helping Tonga maintain a key source of income.
Oct 28, 2020
Global Response, Regional Impact in the Fight Against COVID-19
IFC’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is helping the poor and vulnerable.
Aug 11, 2020
Youth entrepreneur keeps business and passion alive amidst COVID-19
Jul 2, 2020
A “Heroic” COVID-19 Testing Campaign in Thailand
A hospital chain prioritizes community testing and outreach to keep health-care workers healthy.
Jun 23, 2020
A Strong Momentum for Green Finance in Asia
Bangladesh is one of a number of low-income countries around the globe which has embraced the move towards sustainable financing – and is a member of the IFC-facilitated Sustainable Banking Network.