• Environmental Finance's webinar - Renewable energy: mapping out the next investment push

    21 July 2020

    Join our webinars each Tuesday 10:00 EF / 15:00 BST

  • Investments with positive impact intent top $2trn, says IFC

    08 June 2020

    The total amount of funds invested with the aim to generate positive social or environmental impact are already likely to be between $2.1 trillion and $3.5 trillion, according to estimates by the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

  • Exclusive: IFC to integrate ESG into underwriter selection process

    05 June 2020

    The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has become the first green and social bond issuer to formally integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations into its underwriter selection process.

  • EGO fund buys 10 green bonds

    14 May 2020

    The landmark Amundi emerging market green bond fund bought 10 green bonds last year, meaning it is now almost one-third towards its final goal - but had to sell notes after the fund's advisory committee declared that they should no longer be deemed 'green'.

  • Nippon Life invests in IFC social bond tackling Covid-19

    20 April 2020

    Japanese insurance company Nippon Life has bought a AUD 200 million ($126 million) social bond issued by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), in a private placement.

  • Winners revealed in Environmental Finance's Bond Awards 2020

    30 March 2020

    Environmental Finance's Bond Awards were expanded again this year to reflect the growth and evolution of the green, social and sustainability (GSS) bond markets and to include the nascent GSS loan market.

  • Three Swedish firms invest in IFC's SEK 3bn coronavirus bond

    20 March 2020

    Part of World Bank's $14bn financial package to help curb the pandemic

  • Equator Principles teams up with IFC to help banks manage risks

    11 February 2020

    The Equator Principles Association (EPA) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) are to collaborate in efforts to strengthen the capacity of financial institutions to manage environmental and social risk.

  • A way forward for impact investing: a new set of principles

    21 October 2019

    The IFC's Operating Principles for Impact Management will help bring greater transparency and discipline to the market, writes Hans Peter Lankes

  • LeapFrog – targeting the emerging consumer

    21 October 2019

    How does the world's biggest private equity impact specialist invest? Joe Walsh reports