Sustainable development recognizes that growth must be both inclusive and environmentally sound to reduce poverty and build shared prosperity for today’s population and to continue to meet the needs of future generations. It must be efficient with resources and carefully planned to deliver immediate and long-term benefits for people, planet, and prosperity.
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October 23, 2014 — Investment is starting to flow into climate-friendly energy, infrastructure, transport and other projects from a relatively new and increasingly popular source – the green bond.Read More »
October 2, 2014 — A new online tool developed by the IFC is helping building developers and homeowners find the most efficient ways to reduce energy and water use and lower greenhouse gas emissions, in some cases by 20 percent or more.Read More »
June 23, 2014 — With careful design, the same development projects that improve communities, save lives, and increase GDP can also fight climate change. A new World Bank report calculates the potential.Read More »