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IFC says renewable energy will help bring power to PNG

Thursday, 8 November 2018, 1:03 pm | International Finance Corporation

IFC says renewable energy will help bring power to PNG A global expert on power with IFC, the International Finance Corporation, says Papua New Guinea is blessed with natural resources and he’s optimistic the country can deliver more renewable ... More >>

IFC says renewable energy will help bring power to PNG

Wednesday, 7 November 2018, 12:50 pm | International Finance Corporation

A global expert on power with IFC, the International Finance Corporation, says Papua New Guinea is blessed with natural resources and he’s optimistic the country can deliver more renewable energy. The comment by IFC’s Stratos Tavoulareas, came at ... More >>

For Tongans, Guaranteed Way to Send Money Home is Priceless

Friday, 15 June 2018, 4:24 pm | International Finance Corporation

For Tongans, a Guaranteed Way to Send Money Home is Priceless Working overseas is tough. But it can be even tougher for workers trying to send their hard-earned money back home to help relatives. Sione Tau, a Tongan who has been picking strawberries ... More >>

IFC Launches First Green Kauri Bond in NZ Dolllars

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 11:51 am | International Finance Corporation

IFC Launches First Green Kauri Bond in New Zealand Dollars to Support Climate-Smart Investments Auckland, New Zealand, July 27, 2017—IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today successfully launched a minimum 100 million New Zealand dollar Green ... More >>

IFC, SICCI Launch Women’s Professional Network in the Solomo

Tuesday, 6 December 2016, 2:28 pm | International Finance Corporation

Honiara, Solomon Islands, December 6, 2016 —IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, announced the launch this week of the Solomon Islands Professional Women's Network—the first association of its kind in the Solomon Islands to drive economic growth and ... More >>

IFC commits up to $200 million to IFC Emerging Asia Fund

Saturday, 30 July 2016, 2:31 pm | International Finance Corporation

IFC commits up to $200 million to IFC Emerging Asia Fund to invest across multiple sectors in Asia to boost growth and investment in the region More >>

IFC Expands Operation in Solomon Islands

Thursday, 13 February 2014, 2:26 pm | International Finance Corporation

Honiara, the Solomon Islands, February 12, 2014 —IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has signed a cooperation agreement with the Solomon Islands government to expand IFC’s operation, attract more investors to the country, and strengthen its ... More >>

IFC Makes First-Ever Investment in Timor-Leste

Friday, 13 September 2013, 4:11 pm | International Finance Corporation

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has made its first investment in the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste with a $500,000 convertible loan to Tuba Rai Metin, a microfinance organization that serves Timorese women and small businesses. More >>

Timor-Leste, IFC to Build Economy-Boosting Infrastructure

Thursday, 7 March 2013, 1:26 pm | International Finance Corporation

Supported by IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, the government of Timor-Leste is looking to attract investors for two important projects: a new port construction and an airport expansion. These public-private partnerships will improve existing ... More >>

Tax Reforms Continue Worldwide Despite Economic Turmoil

Thursday, 22 November 2012, 9:52 am | International Finance Corporation

Singapore, Nov 21, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - A new report from the World Bank, IFC, and PwC finds that governments continue to reform their tax systems despite global economic uncertainty, with 31 economies having taken steps from June last year through ... More >>

Private Equity Untapped Resource to Mitigate Climate Change

Monday, 12 December 2011, 12:36 pm | International Finance Corporation

Durban, South Africa, December 8, 2011 —Governments and international financial institutions can significantly accelerate the growth of climate-related private-equity investments in emerging markets by encouraging the formation of funds that specialize ... More >>

IFC and South African Retirement Industry: Sustainability

Friday, 2 December 2011, 12:35 pm | International Finance Corporation

Johannesburg, South Africa, November 30, 2011 —IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today signed an agreement with the Principal Officers Association of South Africa to work on the integration of environmental, social, and corporate governance ... More >>

Solomon Islands Vastly Improves Ease of Doing Business

Thursday, 20 October 2011, 2:49 pm | International Finance Corporation

Solomon Islands’ global ranking leapt forward seven places between 2010 and 2011 in a new report from IFC and the World Bank that measures the ease of doing business. Jumping to 74th out of 183 economies, Solomon Islands was among just four countries ... More >>

Doing Business 2009

Wednesday, 10 September 2008, 12:25 am | International Finance Corporation

Regulatory Reforms Hit Record Levels— Newcomers from Eastern Europe and Central Asia Make Big Gains, More Reforms in Africa than Ever Before More >>

Research Reveals Carbon Intensity Of Asia Equities

Tuesday, 11 December 2007, 7:05 pm | International Finance Corporation

Asian listed companies are more carbon intensive than their peers in other regions of the world. This makes investors in Asian equity funds more exposed to carbon risks. There are opportunities, however, to reduce the carbon intensity of Asian funds. More >>

 

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