the tanGIBle BenefIts of Good GovernanCe - IFC
172 Chapter 7 The Tangible Benefits of Good Governance 2 Impact of Corporate Governance on Operational Indicators Many studies argue that better corporate governance practices translate into better access to both equity and debt financing, resulting in lower cost of capital.89 However, since a better governance model can help companies make better business and strategic decisions, it is also
50 Years of Measuring World Economies - World Bank Live
These indicators play a key role in analyses carried out by policymakers, multilateral institutions, academia, and the private sector. The World Bank uses PPPs in its shareholding formula and indicators underlying its twin goals on poverty and shared prosperity. PPPs also underpin indicators used to monitor national progress towards six of the ...
Environmental, Social, and Governance - International Finance Corporation
A set of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors considered by companies when managing their operations, and investors when making investments, in respect of the risks, impacts, and opportunities relating to but not limited to: Environmental issues: potential or actual changes to the physical or natural environment (e.g. pollution ...
Bonds to Bridge the Gender Gap - International Finance Corporation
ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS ESG Environmental, social, and governance GBP Green Bond Principles GRB Gender responsive budgeting HIPSO Harmonized Indicators for Private Sector Operations ILO International Labour Organization KPI Key performance indicator NAP National action plan for gender equality OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development SB Social Bond
Impact Investing at IFC - International Finance Corporation
Many of these investors use the Joint Impact Indicators to measure and report on progress. What are the Impact Principles? IFC—in consultation with a core group of external stakeholders—developed the Operating Principles for Impact Management, which are now followed by over 140 privately and publicly owned funds and institutions. These ...
Leveraging Big Data to Advance Gender Equality
wellbeing indicators where data from DHS is not readily available, transforming inaccessible and neglected areas into a continuous landscape of information for gender wellbeing. Similarly, mobile phone data can be leveraged to make better-informed decisions regarding women’s social protection. A study commissioned by the Massachusetts ...
Lessons of Experience No. 1: Privatization: Principles and ... - IFC
The report goes on to address indicators of the development impact of IFC's involvement, and its future directions and role. The Experience Base The range of IFC's advisory assignments has been wide. Assignments have included a central catalytic role in developing practical models for the nationwide transfer to private hands of the vast bulk of ...
Equator Principles Financial Institutions - IFC
In the financial markets worldwide, the Performance Standards have been catalyzing the swift convergence of standards for cross-border project finance. More than 130 banks and financial institutions have voluntarily adopted the Equator Principles, which are based on IFC's Performance Standards. 32 export credit agencies of the OECD countries ...
BASELINE ASSESSMENT REPORT SOCIAL AND LIVELIHOODS
iii ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) for the Hydropower Sector in Myanmar would not have been possible without the leadership of the Ministry of Natural Resources
Success of Geothermal Wells: A Global Study - IFC
This report presents analysis of a database of global geothermal drilling success. The database, compiled by IFC, covers geothermal fields that together supply power to 71 percent of the world’s installed geothermal electricity generating capacity, making it the largest database of its kind. This report analyzes that data to gain a better ...