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  • Bank of Ayudhya raises $400m from green, blue bond

    19 June 2023

    Thai lender Bank of Ayudhya has raised $400 million from an inaugural green and blue bond, which is backed by the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

  • IFC: Biodiversity finance 'leapfrogging' climate

    09 June 2023

    Biodiversity finance is progressing much faster than climate finance did, due to the tangibility of nature, an executive at the World Bank's private investment arm has said.

  • IFC readies ground-breaking emerging markets sustainability bond fund

    17 November 2022

    The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is preparing to finalise its innovative sustainable bond fund for emerging markets, with a new name and scaled back fundraise target.

  • COP27: Domestic EM investors key to scaling blended climate finance

    11 November 2022

    Attracting domestic institutional investors in emerging markets (EMs) to back blended finance initiatives supporting green and transition projects...

  • EM financial institution green bond impact reporting study published

    17 October 2022

    The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Environmental Finance have published a report that provides a detailed snapshot of trends in emerging market (EM) financial institution green bond impact reporting.

  • GIIN to host 'impact principles'

    10 October 2022

    The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) will take over as host of the Secretariat for the Operating Principles for Impact Management (the Impact Principles), from the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

  • Circulate's ocean fund swells to $50m

    28 July 2022

    Investment from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and France's development finance institution Proparco has grown Circulate Capital's second Ocean Fund to $53 million.