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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Extreme weather and unprecedented flooding were found to be major factors hindering economic growth in nearly every economic sector. The damage highlights the importance of expanding insurance and increasing resilience.Read More »
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 »