Tag Archives: IFC

Prudential: World Bank Group’s IFC to raise $500 million Eastspring Investments for infrastructure projects in emerging markets

Hong Kong SAR, China, 04-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today signed an agreement with Eastspring Investments, the Asian asset management business of Prudential plc, to raise $500 million for an innovative IFC program that … Read the full press release

SGS-thinkstep consortium to provide certification services for IFC’s EDGE green building program in Ghana

GENEVA, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The consortium of SGS-thinkstep will serve as the sole provider of certification services for the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC’s) EDGE (Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies) green building program in Ghana. The agreement was signed on … Read the full press release

MOU To Promote Sustainable Finance in Kenya and Mongolia Signed

The Hague, 22-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kenya Banking Association (KBA) and the Mongolian Bankers Association (MBA), members of the IFC-supported Sustainable Banking Network (SBN), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to advance environmental and social risk management and sustainable financing practices … Read the full press release

EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti initiates high level discussions with private philanthropic organisations in United States

Sir Suma Chakrabarti has meetings in Washington and New York LONDON, 12-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Sir Suma Chakrabarti, has concluded a visit to the United States to initiate high level discussions … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut, IFC, and the IDH provide USD 9M to cover up to 103,000 smallholder cocoa farmers in Cote d’Ivoire

Making cocoa farming more sustainable and profitable for farmers •    USD 24 million benefits generated to smallholders as a result of  investments •    Reaching 103,000 farmers by 2020/21 season •    23% expected income increase for farmers at year two •   … Read the full press release

AXA, IFC and the World Bank to promote road safety especially in low to middle income countries

Road traffic injuries are a global public health and development problem, killing over 1.2 million people per year and injuring 20-50 million more, according to the World Bank and the World Health Organization AXA, IFC and the World Bank are … Read the full press release

Bayer CropScience and World Bank’s International Finance Corporation formed partnership to support modernization of agriculture in Ukraine

Monheim/Kiev, 8-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Bayer CropScience and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, announced today an innovative partnership to support modernization of agriculture in Ukraine and help the country maximize its farming potential. Securing … Read the full press release

Middle East and North Africa (MENA) SME Facility established to expand access to finance for small businesses

Amman, Jordan, 27-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, the European Investment Bank (EIB), Agence Française de Développement (AFD), and the European Commission through the  Neighborhood Investment Facility (NIF) are working together to provide funding for … Read the full press release