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60 Investors Commit to Manage over $350 Billion

Sunday, 14 April 2019, 6:23 pm | International Finance Corporation

60 Investors Commit to Manage over $350 Billion in Assets in Line with New Impact Principles Sydney, Australia, April 13, 2019 —LeapFrog Investments, founded by Australian resident, Dr Andrew Kuper, is among 60 investors that are adopting the ... More >>

60 Investors Commit to Manage over $350 Billion in Assets

Saturday, 13 April 2019, 10:59 am | International Finance Corporation

60 Investors Commit to Manage over $350 Billion in Assets in Line with New Impact Principles More >>

Rhodes PNG acquires certification for Gender Equality

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 5:32 pm | International Finance Corporation

First Construction Company in the Pacific obtains Global Business Certification for Gender Equality More >>

New Study Shows High Cost of Domestic and Sexual Violence

Tuesday, 26 March 2019, 7:03 pm | International Finance Corporation

New Study Shows High Cost of Domestic and Sexual Violence to People and Business Honiara, Solomon Islands, March 26, 2019 – A new study shows employees in Solomon Islands lose more than two working weeks a year due to domestic and sexual violence, ... More >>

Moves to help develop Fiji’s Corporate Bond Market

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 9:07 pm | International Finance Corporation

Suva, Fiji, February 13, 2019: IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, in co-operation with the Reserve Bank of Fiji (RBF) is working with industry representatives to develop Fiji’s corporate bond market. More >>

Boosting the Benefits of Cruises to Fiji’s Economy

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 1:21 pm | International Finance Corporation

Suva, Fiji, December 13, 2018—IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is partnering with the Fijian Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism and the cruise tourism industry to measure the economic impact of cruising in Fiji. The study - supported by the ... More >>

Helping Papua New Guinea Develop a Corporate Bond Market

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 1:20 pm | International Finance Corporation

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, in co-operation with the Bank of Papua New Guinea and government and industry representatives is helping Papua New Guinea develop a corporate debt market. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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