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The World Bank, IFC and MIGA can assist clients with: financing public projects and programs, supporting policy reform, providing technical advice and analysis, managing financial risk, attracting and financing private sector investments.

Promoting Sustainable Standards

Operations Policies

Our Policies and Procedures apply to all financing and advisory services, and detail roles and responsibilities of The World Bank and our Borrowers.

Environmental and Social Framework (ESF)

The ESF enables the World Bank and Borrowers to better manage environmental and social risks of projects and to improve development outcomes.

Procurement Framework for Projects

Our Framework emphasizes choice, quality, and value for public spending, while enabling adaptation to country contexts.

Financial Management (FM)

We support borrowing countries in improving their FM performance and capacity, encouraging transparency, and providing assurance on the use of Bank financing.

Results and Impact

Visit the Results website to see how we track progress and results of projects, access the Corporate Scorecard and IDA Results.


Advancing Digital Entrepreneurship and Financial Inclusion in Côte d'Ivoire

In 2021, the World Bank conducted a study to assess the financial technology (Fintech) and digital financial services landscape in Côte d’Ivoire. The study revealed the potential for the development of a new generation of financial service providers. It also identified the capacity-building needs of the Fintech companies.


Urban Rail Line Delivers Low-Carbon Mobility in a Chinese City

Since opening in December 2020, the Zhengzhou Urban Rail Line 3 has provided fast, high-quality, and well-integrated mobility services to more than 140,000 passengers every day. The project is estimated to have mitigated 33,960 tons of CO2 emissions in 2021.