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Mar 14, 2023
This report highlights the ways that Global Agriculture and Security Program's blended finance investments and advisory support unlocks opportunity for smallholder farmers in some of the world’s poorest and most fragile countries.
English | 64 pages
Jan 23, 2023
In a country with a high prevalence of Gender-Based Violence Prevention and Harassment (GBVH) (estimated to cost the GDP 3.9% (2019), Energia del Pacifico (EDP) recognized the need to go beyond minimum environmental, social and governance (ESG) requirements to boost its ESG performance and manage GBV risks.
13 pages | © January 2023 | Complimentary
Jan 18, 2023
IFC and UNHCR have been working together since 2018 to create innovative solutions to overcome the challenges faced by refugees and migrants in Brazil. This factsheet highlights the projects and key results of the partnership in the country, which explores potential ways to engage the private sector in creating jobs, increasing access to affordable housing, and promoting financial inclusion.
English, 4 pages | Portuguese, 4 pages | 2023 IFC
Dec 20, 2022
The United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative in partnership with IFC and UN Women have produced these three market monitors to present a ranking of stock exchanges based on gender balance of issuers’ boards in Latin America, G20, and regional markets.
6 pages | © December 2022 IFC | Complimentary
Oct 18, 2022
This report aims to share knowledge on how healthcare providers can embed digital health into their business models to expand access to health services among the underserved, or individuals at the base of the pyramid.
English - 16 pages | Español - 16 pages | 2022 IFC
Jun 16, 2022
This note discusses Grupo Altex’s experience in offering a family-friendly workplace with a focus on childcare that can inspire and help other companies in providing similar opportunities for their employees.
English, 14 pages | Español, 15 pages | 2022 IFC
Jun 15, 2022
The Chile Country Private Sector Diagnostic (CPSD) provides IFC & World Bank analysis of growth and investment opportunities, constraints, & policy recommendations.
English - 203 pages | Español - 193 pages | 2022 IFC
May 15, 2022
The Honduras Country Private Sector Diagnostic (CPSD) provides IFC & World Bank analysis of growth and investment opportunities, constraints, & policy recommendations.
English | 147 pages | 2022 IFC
May 5, 2022
The Jamaica Country Private Sector Diagnostic (CPSD) provides IFC & World Bank analysis of growth and investment opportunities, constraints, & policy recommendations.
English | 86 pages | 2022 IFC
Dec 16, 2021
The Bolivia CPSD identifies barriers and opportunities to a dynamic private sector and opportunities for private investment in logistics, agricultural, and forestry.
English | 174 pages | 2021 IFC
Nov 30, 2021
In collaboration with the Regional Center for the Promotion of Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (CENPROMYPE), IFC conducted a study that evaluated the digital ecosystem within Central America.
Oct 8, 2021
The Haiti Country Private Sector Diagnostic (CPSD) provides IFC & World Bank analysis of growth and investment opportunities, constraints, & policy recommendations.
English | 137 pages | 2021 IFC
Sep 13, 2021
The Ecuador Country Private Sector Diagnostic provides IFC & World Bank analysis of private investment opportunities, constraints, and policy recommendations.
English | 196 pages | 2021 IFC
Jan 22, 2021
The COVID-19 crisis is disrupting global, regional, and local value chains and is causing significant challenges for both corporations and their SME suppliers, including women-owned SMEs (WSMEs). This learning brief presents highlights from a virtual roundtable organized for corporate representatives to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on value chains and to share strategies to support SME suppliers, including WSMEs, during and post-crisis. The event brought together managers in procurement, purchasing, and sustainability from companies sourcing goods and services from Colombia, Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru.
English | 2 pages | 2021 IFC
Jan 15, 2021
The 2019 Joint Report shows mobilization of $63.6 billion for middle- & lower-income countries, with $6.7 billion for LIC only, up 21% from 2018. Total mobilization of $175 billion is up 9%.
English | 60 pages | 2021 IFC
Dec 17, 2020
This joint study of 33 firms from the garment sector, that represent 87 percent of L’Association des Industries d’Haïti's (ADIH) membership and employ around 55,000 formal workers, provides key insights to help public and private decision makers navigate the crisis, and signals opportunities for the sector.
Dec 9, 2020
The case study explores how the company has implemented key elements for prevention of gender-based violence and sexual harassment within the workplace.
9 pages | © December 2020 IFC | Complimentary
Dec 9, 2020
The case study explores how the company has implemented a holistic approach towards the prevention of gender-based violence and sexual harassment within the workplace and its worker housing complexes.
10 pages | © December 2020 IFC | Complimentary
Jun 11, 2020
English | 92 pages | 2018 IFC International Finance Corporation 2018
May 27, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is expected to trigger a severe economic contraction in Latin America and the Caribbean. IFC is working with existing clients in the region to evaluate where our support is needed most.
English | 2 pages | 2020 IFC
Jan 29, 2020
Women make up half the world's population, and half of its economic potential. Yet they are far less likely than men to own a home. That's because women work in informal jobs, are unfamiliar with formal loan-application procedures, or are stifled by traditional cultural norms. This new study sheds light on the women's market for housing finance in Colombia, India and Kenya.
English | 68 pages | 2020 | IFC International Finance Corporation 2020
Dec 11, 2019
La Guía de Buenas Prácticas para el Desarrollo Eólico en Argentina: Gestión de Impactos en Aves y Murciélagos ha sido desarrollada por BID Invest y el IFC en cooperación con la SSERyEE para brindar lineamientos técnicos sobre la gestión de los impactos en aves y murciélagos en los proyectos de energía eólica.
87 pages | © December 2019 IDB Invest, IFC | Complimentary
Nov 1, 2019
De acuerdo con “¿Por qué es un buen negocio financiar a la emprendedora mexicana?”, la oportunidad de negocio que representan las emprendedoras para la banca asciende a 6,502 millones de dólares. El estudio señala que el principal obstáculo que enfrentan las emprendedoras no es la falta de dinero, sino la ausencia de información sobre los productos financieros y trámites que se requieren para iniciar un negocio.
Oct 7, 2019
Apr 17, 2019
El nuevo estudio de mercado de IFC sobre la Banca Mujer en Argentina revela que las emprendedoras son un segmento por atender por los bancos del país e identifica oportunidades de negocio para beneficio de las mujeres, las Pymes, los bancos y la sociedad en general.
Español | 24 páginas | 2019 IFC