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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.
This paper aims to help enable the increased adoption of Indigenous equity ownership arrangements by providing a detailed, specific and scalable partnership model, focused on transmission development.
This paper, prepared by the First Nation Major Project Coalition, highlights the growing world examples of Indigenous ownership in major projects including energy infrastructure.
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.
This guide about preparing public investment projects is addressed to indigenous communities in Colombia, to raise awareness about royalties from Extractive Industries, the rights they have to have access to these resources, as well as explaining the process to create investment proposals to tackle their needs with the support from local governments.
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 guide is primarily aimed at providing guidance to companies on good practice where mining-related activities occur on or near traditional indigenous land and territory.
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.
IFC has prepared a set of Guidance Notes, corresponding to the Performance Standards on Environmental and Social Sustainability.
UNDRIP is the global standard on the rights of Indigenous Peoples. While intended for governments, UNRIP sets forth principles and policies that private sector companies should consider when developing their policies and approaches for Indigenous Peoples.