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.
Sustainability-Linked Finance—Mobilizing Capital for Sustainability in Emerging Markets
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.
Transparency for Impact: Lessons from IFC Projects in Peru’s 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.
Improving the Investment Climate for Renewable Energy: Through Benefit Sharing, Risk Management, and Local Community Engagement
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.
Mapping the Oil and Gas Industry to the Sustainable Development Goals: An Atlas
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.
Preparing Public Investment Projects – A Guide for Indigenous Communities in Colombia
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.
Mapping Mining to the Sustainable Development Goals: A Preliminary Atlas
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.
Social Impact Assessment: Guidance for Assessing and Managing the Social Impacts of Projects
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.
UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP)
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.