February 2018
International Finance Corporation (IFC)
The report Sustainable Banking Network: Global progress report presents a systematic view of progress toward sustainable finance among the emerging economies represented by SBN. It is based on a unique measurement framework to assess sustainable finance initiatives across emerging markets.
October 2018
International Finance Corporation (IFC)
This paper Creating Green Bond Markets: Insights, innovations, and tools from emerging markets represents the critical beginning for SBN members to build and expand local markets for green bonds. It captures SBN members’ diverse experiences and the latest insights into the drivers, challenges, and innovations to create green bond markets in the emerging markets.
March 2019
International Finance Corporation (IFC)
The study explores the link between financial returns and gender diversity; the lack of women in the industry; and steps needed to achieve gender balance. One of the key findings of the report is that private equity and venture capital funds with gender-balanced senior investment teams generated 10 percent to 20 percent higher returns compared with funds that have a majority of male or female leaders.
November 2018
International Finance Corporation (IFC)
This report provides investment potential estimates across six key sectors (waste, renewable energy, public transportation, water, electric vehicles, and green buildings). Sector-specific investment potentials are estimated at the global and regional levels. The report also addresses urban resilience, financing solutions, and includes six deep dives into specific cities – one from each region – representing various sizes and stages of development:
April 2017
International Finance Corporation (IFC)
This report, Green Finance: A bottom-up approach to track existing flows, first defines what is “green” at a project level, based on the intended use of the investment in the real economy, through the application of estimates for the respective green share per project. It then aggregates the numbers at an industry and country level. These results can be compared to green finance needs to identify gaps and action points.
28 June 2018
Webinar
Online
World Bank Group, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), International Finance Corporation (IFC), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
On 28 June 2018 (4:00 PM – 5:30 PM EDT), the World Bank, USAID, International Finance Corporation and Inter-American Development Bank is holding a webinar on Managing for climate risk: Approaches and Perspectives.
October 2015
Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UN Environment Inquiry), International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Aligning Kenya's Financial System with Inclusive Green Investment: Current practice and future potential to mobilize investment in a sustainable economy, led by the International Finance Corporation and the UNEP Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System, aims to promote
24 January 2018
Webinar
Online
Climate Policy Initiative (CPI), International Finance Corporation (IFC)
On 24 January 2018 (5:00 PM CET), the Climate Policy Initiative and the International Finance Corporation are holding a webinar on "Scaling Private Finance to Achieve Paris Climate Goals".
November 2017
International Finance Corporation (IFC)

The report Climate Investment Opportunities in South Asia offers recommendations to help unlock trillions of private sector financing for climatesmart investment opportunities in key sectors of interest to businesses in South Asia.

November 2017
International Finance Corporation (IFC)
The report Creating Markets for Climate Business identifies seven industry sectors that can make a crucial difference in catalyzing private investment: renewable energy, off-grid solar and energy storage, agribusiness, green buildings, urban transportation, water, and urban waste management.

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