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This draft paper highlights current trends in the use of social key performance indicators (KPIs) in Sustainability-Linked Finance, with a focus on the infrastructure sector.
IFC’s ‘From Disclosure to Development’ (D2D) Project in Sierra Leone strengthens the digital entrepreneurship ecosystem, with a focus on sustainably supporting mining communities.
Sustainability-linked finance (SLF) is a powerful tool for mobilizing capital as the world moves towards a greener global future. SLF incentivizes companies to pursue ambitious, long-term environmental and social goals, and its use can help countries achieve the 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goals.
This note shares examples of recent sustainability-linked financing, including several involving IFC in various roles, to highlight how investors can utilize these new instruments in emerging markets and mitigate greenwashing risks.
This guide provides a framework to the market on how sustainable debt instruments can be used to advance gender equality in both the public and private sectors.
This document illustrates how gender-responsive climate-smart mining (CSM) strategies are good for business and good for the planet. It outlines entry points for gender considerations within the pillars of the CSM Initiative and enlists recommendations for different stakeholders such as companies, government and civil society to engage.
This Guidance Note highlights how training initiatives can respond to women and men’s different needs and learning preferences. It is intended to strengthen the skills and practice of training providers who run technical business courses for entrepreneurs—whether face to face, or virtually.
The series Capturing Hydropower’s Promise features suggested approaches on implementing local benefit sharing in hydropower projects, along with good practice examples.
When companies recognize the opportunity of a more diverse workforce and supply chain, and of engaging more broadly with communities, they can increase productivity, reduce costs, and strengthen social license to operate.
As the sector responds to the challenges of clean, reliable, and affordable energy services—there are emerging pathways to close gender gaps and bolster performance across the energy value chain—by including women as potential employees, owners of SMEs, and as consumers.
These are key highlights from the knowledge publication “Unlocking Data Innovation for Social License in Natural Resources” which describes how companies can use new data tools, approaches, and techniques to generate and sustain social license in communities.
These are key highlights from the publication “Data in Action” which consolidates the findings of the natural resources data assessments conducted in: Colombia, Ghana, Mongolia, and Peru by the From Disclosure to Development (D2D) program.
his discussion paper consolidates the findings of D2D’s natural resources data assessments conducted in: Colombia, Ghana, Mongolia, and Peru. It describes key challenges and makes recommendations to industry, governments, and civil society that help bridge the existing data gaps and unlock data-enabled opportunities in the natural resources sector.
This document is part of a series of knowledge products by IFC’s From Disclosure to Development program. Two other publications in the series are Unlocking Data Innovation for Social License in Natural Resources and Natural Resource Data: Challenges and Opportunities.
The study provides recommendations on how to improve the investment climate for renewable energy and wind energy, in particular, through benefit sharing, risk management, and local community engagement.
This recipe book includes the most innovative nutritious menus created by farmer families from Apurimac.
This guide was developed in partnership with the Government of Peru to help Yachachiqs (local leaders on small-scale agriculture) understand and become familiar with a certification process.
Achieving the SDGs by the target of 2030 will require unprecedented cooperation and collaboration among governments, non-governmental organizations, development partners, the private sector and communities.
It is widely recognized that growth and jobs help lift people out of poverty.
This Atlas maps the relationship between mining and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by using examples of good practice in the industry and existing knowledge and resources in sustainable development that if replicated or scaled up could make useful contributions to the SDGs.
A resource guide for integrating agreements into Communities and Social Performance work at Rio Tinto.
The draft report is a collection of maps to help mining companies navigate where their products and activities – from exploration, through mining itself, to end products and eventually mine closure – can help the world achieve the SDGs.
The Anglo American Mine Closure Toolbox was formulated and developed around the concept of achieving sustainable closure through a multi-stakeholder approach based on an early forward-looking closure vision.
Skills are critical assets for individuals, businesses and societies.
This report explores four key strategies companies can use to expand economic opportunity: 1) creating inclusive business models; 2) developing human capital; 3) building institutional capacity; and 4) helping to optimize the “Rules of the Game.”