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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Vice President Rachel Kyte talks about Brazil's shift toward green, inclusive growth and how innovative practices developed there have gone global. The next challenge: developing business models to invest in the restoration of degraded land.Read More »
The green bond market is growing fast, increasing support for climate-friendly projects worldwide. Vice President Rachel Kyte discusses four ways green bonds can help get more climate finance flowing.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 »