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Jun 16, 2012
May 1, 2012
El Día de Iberoamérica (DIA) tuvo lugar el 30 de mayo de 2011, durante la Conferencia IAIA '11 en Puebla, México. El DIA contó con la presencia de alrededor de doscientos participantes de más de once países latinoamericanos, así como también de participantes y presentadores de España y Portugal.
55 pages | © May 2012 IDB, IFC, World Bank | Complimentary|
Sep 1, 2011
Moderna Alimentos S.A. (Moderna) is Ecuador’s leading miller and marketer of wheat flour. Moderna currently supports over 4,200 small bakeries with critical ingredients, convenient ordering and delivery methods, technical assistance, and credit. Over 10,000 individuals at more than 5,000 small bakeries have received business and bakery training.
Apr 1, 2011
This study assesses risks and opportunities for ports in general, and specifically for IFC's client, Terminal Marítimo Muelles el Bosque (MEB), in Cartagena, Colombia.
Dec 13, 2010
The 10-year anniversary of the establishment of the Roundtable provides an opportunity to take stock of what the Roundtable and the region as a whole have accomplished.
Nov 22, 2010
This issue shows how IFC helps increase access to energy while reducing emissions -- supporting greater use of wind, solar, geothermal, hydro, biomass, and biogas power.
34 pages | © November 2010 IFC | Complimentary
Nov 22, 2010
4 pages | © November 2010 IFC | Complimentary
Oct 1, 2010
This report, produced by Trucost with support from IFC, analyzes how equity portfolios following different regional strategies could be exposed to carbon costs, with a focus on emerging markets. Carbon-intensive companies will increasingly pay to reduce or emit greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions under government policies and mechanisms such as performance standards, emissions trading and carbon taxes, and this has implications for listed equity fund managers.
Apr 1, 2010
Anhanguera Educacional Participações S.A. (AESA) is Brazil’s leading private, for-profit professional education company. AESA is currently the largest post-secondary education institution in Brazil, with approximately 255,000 students distributed across 54 campuses and 450 distance learning centers, and an additional 500,000 students per year enrolled in its vocational and training programs. Through its network of campuses, distance learning and vocational raining centers, AESA is present in every Brazilian state.
Feb 16, 2010
Doing Business in Colombia 2010, the second subnational report of the Doing Business series in Colombia, compares business regulations across 21 cities. The report finds widespread reforms across Colombia—each of the 13 cities previously benchmarked showed improvements in at least one of the areas measured.Doing Business in Colombia 2010
Feb 16, 2010
Doing Business en Colombia 2010, el segundo reporte subnacional de la serie Doing Business en Colombia, compara las regulaciones comerciales entre 21 ciudades colombianas.Doing Business in Colombia 2010 (En Español)
Apr 1, 2009
This report, the first in a series of IFC Sustainable Investment Country Reports, aims to measure the current state and discuss the future of Brazil's sustainable investment market, and stimulate discussion.
Mar 1, 2009
The IFC engaged Mercer to conduct this study to identify leading investment managers pursuing sustainable investment in emerging markets, their AUM and their capacity for integrating ESG into investment processes.
Dec 31, 2008
Doing Business en México 2009 es el tercer reporte subnacional en el país. Compara la regulación para hacer negocios en los 31 estados de México enfocándose en cuatro indicadores: apertura de una empresa, obtención de permisos de construcción, registro de una propiedad y cumplimiento de un contrato.Doing Business en México 2009 (En Español)
Sep 1, 2008
In the early 1990s, IFC commenced a decade-long involvement in the Pangue Hydroelectric project in Chile. The project sparked a multitude of controversies that have greatly influenced the Corporation's approach to addressing environmental and social issues.
Dec 1, 2007
Market Movers tells the stories of a number of firms in emerging economies that have managed to find business value in strategies based on sustainability.
Oct 1, 2007
The aim of this document is to systematize the process of assisting large purchasers to draft development policies for local suppliers.
Oct 1, 2007
Doing Business in Colombia 2008
Oct 1, 2007
The objective for the Environmental Services Professional Training Course is to raise employee awareness of the hazards posed in employment and to reduce hospital-acquired illnesses among environmental services professionals.
Aug 6, 2007
This report explores how conventional structured finance methods may improve the access long-term finance for natural tropical forests.
May 1, 2007
As Glamis Gold Ltd. began the development of the Marlin Gold Mine, insufficient stakeholder analysis harmed the consultation process involving affected municipalities in Guatemala. Initial consultations neglected to consider the potential opposition of the less affected population.
Oct 2, 2006
Doing Business in Mexico 2007 is the second subnational report in the series Doing Business in Mexico. Doing Business in Mexico 2007
Jan 2, 2006
Doing Business in Brazil 2006—the second state-level report in the Doing Business series—covers
13 Brazilian cities in 5 areas of regulation: starting a business,
registering property, obtaining credit, paying taxes, and enforcing a
contract. The subnational report highlights the increasing importance of
state and city level reforms in a globalized world as cities, as much
as countries, are competing for investments.
Doing Business in Brazil 2006
Jan 1, 2006
Sometimes companies can effectively pioneer change and challenge notions of workplace stereotypes. Programa Mujer, in Chile, is an innovative example of how to break with traditions that excludes women from mining operations.
Jan 1, 2001
This Guide aims to further IFC's mission to "promote private sector investment in developing countries, which will reduce poverty and improve people's lives." It seeks to help interested companies by drawing on the community development experiences of some of the world's leading companies.