Tools for Clients

Environmental and Social Training Courses

Resources for Financial Institutions

IFC Sustainability Webinar Series

The IFC Sustainability Webinar Series offers IFC expertise and thought leadership on sustainability issues. Recorded sessions and presentations are available on our website.


 Sustainability Training and E-Learning Program (STEP)

This program has been designed for managers and staff of financial institutions (FIs) including banks, private equity funds, and others. This free e-training aims to help FIs better understand sustainable finance, social and environmental risk management and explore sustainability-related business opportunities.

It will take you approximately 3 hours to complete the free training. The bookmarking capability of this training will enable you to proceed at your own pace. You will be able to stop at any time and then begin where you left off at a later time. If you are experiencing technical difficulties, please email olcsupport@worldbank.org. In your email, please include the course name, a clear description of the problem and a screenshot if possible.

 

How to access the online course:

  1. Please make sure to disable your web browser's pop-up window blocker (course is best viewed using Internet Explorer).
  2. Go to https://olc.worldbank.org. If you have an OLC account, log in using your credentials. To create an account, follow the instructions in this PDF tutorial.
  3. Once you are logged in/your account has been set up, log in to the system with the following link:
    https://wbg.sabacloud.com/Saba/Web_spf/NA1PRD0002/common/leclassview/dowbt000000000004082


 E-Learning Course on Managing Environmental and Social Performance

Take this course and learn how you can help your clients manage their environmental and social risks, thereby having a positive impact on their bottom line, reputation and development impact.

The free course consists of four 15-minute modules within a single container module. At the end of each module, you will need to answer at least 4 out of 6 questions correctly to receive your certificate of completion.

If you experience any technical difficulties, please email olcsupport@worldbank.org.

 

How to access the online course:

  1. Please make sure to disable your web browser's pop-up window blocker (course is best viewed using Internet Explorer).
  2. Go to https://olc.worldbank.org. If you have an OLC account, log in using your credentials. To create an account, follow the instructions in this PDF tutorial.
  3. Once you are logged in/your account has been set up, log in to the system with the following link:
    https://wbg.sabacloud.com/Saba/Web_spf/NA1PRD0002/common/leclassview/dowbt000000000004081

 

If you experience any technical difficulties, please email olcsupport@worldbank.org. If you have any questions or feedback on our courses, please email AskSustainability@ifc.org.