International Finance Corporation

Address: 2121 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC 20433 USA


Region of Activities: Worldwide

Type: Finance Institution

Founded: 1956

Main Goals - General activities - field of expertise

The International Finance Corporation(IFC)—a sister organization of the World Bank and member of the World Bank Group—is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries. The Bank Group has set two goals for the world to achieve by 2030: end extreme poverty and promote shared prosperity in every country. The IFC leverages products and services—as well as products and services of other institutions across the World Bank Group—to create markets that address the biggest development challenges of our time. They apply financial resources, technical expertise, global experience, and innovative thinking to help clients and partners overcome financial, operational, and other challenges.

Activity related to low GHG and energy consumption and resilient buildings

Energy/climate/buildings-related activities: IFC is a provider and mobilizer of scarce capital, knowledge, and long-term partnerships that can help address critical constraints in areas such as finance, infrastructure, employee skills, and the regulatory environment.