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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.
The series Capturing Hydropower’s Promise features suggested approaches on implementing local benefit sharing in hydropower projects, along with good practice examples.
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.
Together with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and IPIECA (the global oil and gas industry association for environmental and social issues), IFC has released for public review and commenting a draft report on how the oil and gas industry contributes to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
This Good Practice Handbook on the Use of Security Forces: Assessing and Managing Risks and Impacts has been developed for IFC clients and other private sector companies and their consultants.
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.
This report documents the hazardous conditions in which artisanal miners, including thousands of children, mine cobalt in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The purpose of this Guidance Note is to provide advice to various stakeholders about what is expected in good practice social impact assessment (SIA) and social impact management processes, especially in relation to project development.
SUSTAIN magazine presents cutting-edge business solutions for achieving stronger performance while addressing sustainability challenges.
The Human Rights Training Tool (3rd edition) enables oil and gas companies to develop a better understanding of the corporate responsibility to respect human rights and key human rights issues relevant for the industry.
This first-of-its-kind set of tools is designed to help companies implement the Voluntary Principles (VP) on Security and Human Rights.
This tool is designed to be a practical tool that enables companies to identify, understand, and evaluate actual or potential human rights impacts of a project at each stage of development and operations.