IFC Sustainability Exchange 2011: Community Investment Tools to Drive Business Performance

The event brought together a global cross-section of companies and practitioners to share experiences and best practices in emerging markets. IFC launched two new business tools:

  • Local Procurement Toolkit – provides guidelines on how companies can increase their local sourcing and develop effective local procurement policy.
  • Financial Valuation Tool for Sustainability Investments – helps companies assess the return from community investments.


 June 28: Local Royalty Management to Benefit Communities

June 29: Managing Local Procurement for Impact

June 30: Measuring Return on Community Investments

Breakout Sessions