IFC and the World Bank signed a new $5 million agreement with the Government of Switzerland, to help develop public and private tools and methodologies that can change how governments and businesses account for, manage, and invest in nature.
An IFC advisory services team is helping Russian power supplier CJSC Nord Hydro build as many as five small hydropower plants, boosting the country’s green energy supply and significantly cutting greenhouse gas emissions.
The Selling Sanitation initiative aims to catalyze the market for improved sanitation and accelerate access to more affordable sanitation solutions for low-income households in East Africa, with a pilot program in Kenya.
We work with clients to promote sound environmental, social, governance, and industry standards; catalyze investment in clean energy and resource efficiency; support sustainable supply chains and community investment. We work in several sectors including agribusiness and forestry; manufacturing and services; infrastructure; oil, gas, and mining; and financial markets.