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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 >>