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Lessons from my Childhood Home

May 11, 2022

Lessons from my Childhood Home

Growing up in a rural province in the Philippines inspired my career promoting green and resilient buildings.

Tapping the Potential of Women Entrepreneurs in Vietnam

Apr 11, 2022

Tapping the Potential of Women Entrepreneurs in Vietnam

A Vietnamese bank is expanding finance to female business owners, helping them close the gender gap.

Cooking Up Solutions for Cambodia’s Women Entrepreneurs

Mar 23, 2022

Cooking Up Solutions for Cambodia’s Women Entrepreneurs

IFC financing is helping women-owned businesses weather the COVID-19 crisis.

Tongans Dig Deep as Island Nation Recovers from Volcano’s Blast

Feb 28, 2022

Tongans Dig Deep as Island Nation Recovers from Volcano’s Blast

In times of crises, most people are all only too well aware that support and money is most welcome and most needed. That has been the case with Tonga, a country rocked by a devastating volcanic blast in January.

In Indonesia, A Tale of Resilience

Feb 1, 2022

In Indonesia, A Tale of Resilience

Innovative insurance products are helping small business owners get back on their feet.

Returns and Rewards of a Climate-smart Future

Nov 10, 2021

Returns and Rewards of a Climate-smart Future

One of the countries to be most impacted by climate change and with one of the highest growth rates in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions globally, Vietnam sits in the crosshairs of the climate crisis.

Financing the Transition to Net Zero

Nov 3, 2021

Financing the Transition to Net Zero

How sustainability-linked bonds, blue loans, and other new financing tools target the climate crisis.

Blue Economy in Thailand: A Rising Tide That Lifts All Boats

Oct 12, 2021

Blue Economy in Thailand: A Rising Tide That Lifts All Boats

Sustainable development of oceans could raise incomes in emerging markets.

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.

A Greener Future for Ulaanbaatar

Jun 13, 2021

A Greener Future for Ulaanbaatar

Sumiyabazar Dolgorsuren, Governor of the Capital City and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar, spoke about his inspirations and the city’s sustainable development plans during a virtual event —IFC Sustainability Exchange 2021.