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Improving emerging markets healthcare through private provision (English)

The role of private enterprise in healthcare is to complement and support improvements to public healthcare, not to supplant it. Private providers are the primary source of care for the world’s poorest people and their record is often as good as or better than that of public providers. ... See More +

Brief 112691 FEB 01, 2017

Walton, Tom; Matthees,Kevin Disclosed

Gaining ground : integrating environmental, social, and governance factors into investment processes in emerging markets (English)

To support the growth of sustainable capital flows, IFC’s advisory services seek to influence, support, and enable capital market stakeholders to better integrate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors into capital allocation and portfolio management processes, using IFC’s own investment practices as a model. ... See More +

Brief 114076 JAN 01, 2017

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Survey says : corporate governance matters to investors in emerging market companies (English)

Financial crises have a way of bringing corporate governance to the foreground. For interested parties wanting to know more, there is an impressive body of research that looks at companies and the connection between strong governance and better performance. ... See More +

Working Paper 114591 JAN 01, 2017

Khanna,Vikramaditya Singh; Zyla,Roman Disclosed

Masala bond program – nurturing a local currency bond market (English)

The financing needs of emerging markets are enormous. Sectors such as infrastructure, small business, and housing are vital to a nation’s sustainable development and require substantial financing support. ... See More +

Brief 112690 JAN 01, 2017

Shi,Lin-000470985 Disclosed

Good practices for financial consumer protection : Buenas prácticas para la protección al consumidor financiero (Spanish)

Financial consumer protection sets clear rules of conduct for financial firms regarding their retail customers. It aims to ensure that consumers: 1) receive information to allow them to make informed decisions, 2) are not subject to unfair or deceptive practices, and 3) have access to recourse mechanisms to resolve disputes. ... See More +

Working Paper 70157 JAN 01, 2017

English Disclosed

Beyond risk (English)

Since mid-1997, as part of a two-phased program funded by the Japan and International Finance Corporation (IFC) Comprehensive Technical Assistance Trust Fund, IFC has collaborated with regional, multilateral, and bilateral development banks in running the competitive environmental advantage (CEA) workshop program. ... See More +

Working Paper 113529 JAN 01, 2017

Johnson,Leo F. Disclosed

Energy storage : business solutions for emerging markets (English)

With the application of new storage capacity technologies, advances in the capabilities of energy networks promise to deliver not only efficiency and productivity gains but also business opportunities for remote areas in emerging countries. ... See More +

Brief 110879 NOV 01, 2016

Ong,Sean Frederick Disclosed

Mitigating the effects of de-risking in emerging : markets to preserve remittance flows (English)

Anti-money laundering and combating-the-financing-of-terrorism laws are grounded in reasonable national security concerns, preventing the cross-border flow of funds to terror or criminal groups. ... See More +

Brief 110883 NOV 01, 2016

Ramachandran,Vijay Disclosed

How to scale solar power generation in emerging markets (English)

Solar power is an increasingly affordable, quick-to-build solution for countries in need of additional electricity generation. Yet many emerging markets face challenges to developing photovoltaic projects, as small project sizes and lengthy negotiations increase costs and timelines. ... See More +

Brief 109466 SEP 01, 2016

Pace,Jordan Townswick Disclosed

DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) weekly global economic newsletters are as follows: (i)taking stock; (ii) weekly insight: structural reform challenges in emerging market and developing economies; (iii) major data releases; (iv) activity and inflation; (v) trade and finance; (vi) financial markets; and (vii) commodity prices. ... See More +

Newsletter 110524 JUL 29, 2016

Disclosed

Corporate finance services : an IFC advisory solution to support private sector growth in emerging markets (English)

This report gives an overview of International Finance Corporation (IFC’s) Corporate Financial Services and describes how clients can benefit from IFC’s advisory solutions that support private sector growth in emerging markets. ... See More +

Working Paper 110347 JAN 01, 2016

Dell’Atti, Angelo Disclosed

Risk culture, risk governance, and balanced incentives : recommendations for strengthening risk management in emerging market banks (English)

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), as a member of the World Bank, believes that sound, inclusive, and sustainable financial markets are essential to building shared prosperity and ending extreme poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper 110901 AUG 01, 2015

Evans,Cameron John; Selim,Shundil Disclosed

Good practice handbook : cumulative impact assessment and management - guidance for the private sector in emerging markets (English)

This good practice handbook proposes a six-step process to assist private sector companies in emerging markets identify cumulative impacts and guide them in the effective design and implementation of measures to manage such cumulative effects. ... See More +

Working Paper 86492 AUG 01, 2013

Cardinale,Pablo; Greig, Lorne Spanish Disclosed

Sustainability reporting handbook for Vietnamese companies : IFC advisory services in East Asia and the Pacific (English)

The handbook was produced by IFC in collaboration with the State Securities Commission of Vietnam (SSC), the Vietnamese stock exchanges, and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).The publication helps companies understand, manage and disclose their environmental and social performance, and take first steps towards meeting their sustainable development goals. ... See More +

Working Paper 78157 FEB 28, 2013

Disclosed

Why banks in emerging markets are increasingly providing non-financial services to small and medium enterprises (English)

Banks in emerging markets are increasingly providing non-financial services to their SME clients, typically consisting of information sharing, training and consultancy. ... See More +

Working Paper 71316 JAN 01, 2012

Barbarasa,Estera; Miliaras, Chrys Disclosed

Assessing and unlocking the value of emerging markets sustainability indices (English)

This report explores the rapid expansion of sustainability indices in emerging markets and the potential of these indices to support broader sustainability efforts. ... See More +

Working Paper 63767 JUN 01, 2011

Esty Dan; Lauterbach, Sandra; Masland, John; Miller, Deborah; Raza Yamama Disclosed

Sustainable investment in Asian emerging markets : in partnership with Canada and Japan (English)

Compiling data on the state of development of the sustainable investment (SI) industry is important for global investors and investment managers to understand the opportunities in the market for sustainable investment products. ... See More +

Brief 78189 JUN 01, 2011

Sheil, David St. Maur Disclosed

Investment regulation and promotion : can they coexist in one body? (English)

The World Bank Group's global investment promotion benchmarking 2009 report found that nearly three-quarters of countries are missing out on much of the $1 trillion annual market for foreign direct investment by simply failing at the timely provision of high-quality business information to potential investors. ... See More +

Brief 80253 MAR 01, 2011

Griffin,Carlos Roberto; Whyte,Robert; Ortega Sotes,Celia Disclosed

Carbon risks and opportunities in emerging markets : trucost study on the exposure of different regional equity strategies to carbon costs (English)

This report analyses how equity portfolios following different regional strategies can be exposed to carbon costs, focusing on emerging markets. ... See More +

Working Paper 111532 OCT 01, 2010

van Ast, Liesel Disclosed

Strategic community investment : a good practice handbook for companies doing business in emerging markets (English)

This handbook updates and expands upon the learning in IFC's 2000 community development resource guide entitled, Investing in People: Sustaining Communities through Improved Business Practice. ... See More +

Working Paper 57787 JUN 01, 2010

Arsenova,Maria V.; Sequeira,Debra Disclosed

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Improving emerging markets healthcare through private provision (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 112691 Brief
Gaining ground : integrating environmental, social, and governance factors into investment processes in emerging markets (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114076 Brief
Survey says : corporate governance matters to investors in emerging market companies (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114591 Working Paper
Masala bond program – nurturing a local currency bond market (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112690 Brief
Good practices for financial consumer protection : Buenas prácticas para la protección al consumidor financiero (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2017 70157 Working Paper English
Beyond risk (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113529 Working Paper
Energy storage : business solutions for emerging markets (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 110879 Brief
Mitigating the effects of de-risking in emerging : markets to preserve remittance flows (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 110883 Brief
How to scale solar power generation in emerging markets (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 109466 Brief
DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)
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JUL 29, 2016 110524 Newsletter
Corporate finance services : an IFC advisory solution to support private sector growth in emerging markets (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 110347 Working Paper
Risk culture, risk governance, and balanced incentives : recommendations for strengthening risk management in emerging market banks (English)
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AUG 01, 2015 110901 Working Paper
Good practice handbook : cumulative impact assessment and management - guidance for the private sector in emerging markets (English)
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AUG 01, 2013 86492 Working Paper Spanish
Sustainability reporting handbook for Vietnamese companies : IFC advisory services in East Asia and the Pacific (English)
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FEB 28, 2013 78157 Working Paper
Why banks in emerging markets are increasingly providing non-financial services to small and medium enterprises (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 71316 Working Paper
Assessing and unlocking the value of emerging markets sustainability indices (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 63767 Working Paper
Sustainable investment in Asian emerging markets : in partnership with Canada and Japan (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 78189 Brief
Investment regulation and promotion : can they coexist in one body? (English)
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MAR 01, 2011 80253 Brief
Carbon risks and opportunities in emerging markets : trucost study on the exposure of different regional equity strategies to carbon costs (English)
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OCT 01, 2010 111532 Working Paper
Strategic community investment : a good practice handbook for companies doing business in emerging markets (English)
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JUN 01, 2010 57787 Working Paper