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In Brazil, Women Entrepreneurs are Ready to Step Up

Jun 28, 2021

In Brazil, Women Entrepreneurs are Ready to Step Up

A boot camp for entrepreneurs is helping women gain traction for their businesses.

Tales of my Mexico City Neighborhood

May 19, 2021

Tales of my Mexico City Neighborhood

From his apartment in La Roma, Mauricio González Lara surveys the impact of the pandemic on a wide variety of businesses in his neighborhood—and on his own family.

Local Pharma Companies Place Wellness within Reach

May 10, 2021

Local Pharma Companies Place Wellness within Reach

Pharmaceutical manufacturers in emerging markets offer local consumers affordable, accessible generic medicines and health-care products tailored to their needs

生き残り、さらなる発展に必要な資金へのアクセス

Apr 30, 2021

生き残り、さらなる発展に必要な資金へのアクセス

世界銀行とIFCは、2015年にファクタリングに関する法整備でペルー政府を支援したのに続き、地域の資本市場育成を目指す共同資本市場プログラム(J-CAP)を通じてファクタリング・ファンドに出資し、新型コロナ危機下で打撃を受けたペルーの中小企業の喫緊の資金ニーズを支えつつ、資金流動性を高めるファクタリング市場の拡大を支援しています。これにより、一般的な銀行融資を受けられないペルーの多くの中小企業は迅速な資金調達と代金回収にかかる手間と時間の大幅削減が可能となりました。

Adaptation and digitization as responses to the effects of the pandemic

Apr 21, 2021

Adaptation and digitization as responses to the effects of the pandemic

Q & A with Fundacion Genesis Empresarial CEO Edgardo Pérez

Money to Survive, Money to Thrive

Apr 19, 2021

Money to Survive, Money to Thrive

An innovative IFC program in Peru brings urgently needed cash to small businesses.

Caribbean Women Fight Through the Challenge of COVID-19

Mar 29, 2021

Caribbean Women Fight Through the Challenge of COVID-19

Women in the region are innovating—and challenging gender stereotypes—in response to the pandemic.

Juggling Jobs and Childcare

Mar 24, 2021

Juggling Jobs and Childcare

As companies consider subsidized or free childcare services for their workers' children, government policies are evolving to meet the need for standardization and regulation.

In Latin America, A New Breed of Investors Prizes Gender Diversity

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.

Ripe for Growth

Nov 11, 2020

Ripe for Growth

Transforming a Costa Rican farming community into a global exporter.