IFC and HDBank scale up finance for SMEs

IFC and HDBank scale up finance for SMEs

On May 11, the IFC and HDBank signed an MoU to support small- and medium-sized enterprises (SME) to scale up finance and participate in global supply chains.
IFC to support Vietnam's transition to a low-carbon economic growth model

IFC to support Vietnam's transition to a low-carbon economic growth model

The International Finance Corporation announced on May 11 that it will support Vietnam to transit to a low-carbon economic growth model.
Climate core of IFC investment in Vietnam

Climate core of IFC investment in Vietnam

During his visit last week to Vietnam, Alfonso Garcia Mora, International Finance Corporation’s vice president for Asia-Pacific, talked with VIR’s Linh Le about Vietnam’s transition to a private sector-led low-carbon economic growth model and the business opportunities that this shift could generate.
IFC pledges to further support Vietnam

IFC pledges to further support Vietnam

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) will continue its support to Vietnam, especially in green growth, climate change response and increasing productivity in the private sector, IFC Vice President for Asia and Pacific Garcia Mora pledged on April 15.
IFC subscribes to $44 million bond to promote green housing

IFC subscribes to $44 million bond to promote green housing

On April 12, International Financial Corporation announced it had subscribed to a roughly $44 million bond to be issued by Nam Long Investment Corporation.
IFC aiming to boost private sector growth

IFC aiming to boost private sector growth

International Financial Corporation's regional vice president for Asia-Pacific has arrived for a five-day visit focused on the climate and economic growth.
IFC’s new country manager for Mekong region to drive inclusive and green growth

IFC’s new country manager for Mekong region to drive inclusive and green growth

IFC has appointed Thomas Jacobs as its new country manager for the Mekong region, covering Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos.
IFC supports development of Vinh Phuc ICD Logistics Centre

IFC supports development of Vinh Phuc ICD Logistics Centre

Vietnam’s T&T Group and Singapore’s YCH Group have inked a deal with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) on project development to attract capital funding for their inland container depot (ICD) logistics centre in northern Vinh Phuc province.
International trio invests in Vietnam’s HDBank to help accelerate economic recovery

International trio invests in Vietnam’s HDBank to help accelerate economic recovery

IFC, LeapFrog Investments, and DEG – Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft – have invested $165 million in convertible Tier 2 bonds.
IFC promotes waste-to-energy solutions as Vietnam shifts to low-carbon economy

IFC promotes waste-to-energy solutions as Vietnam shifts to low-carbon economy

As Vietnam aims to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, the IFC is providing a $30 million financing package for a waste-to-energy plant in Bac Ninh.
Low-carbon economic growth: Green building examples from the world

Low-carbon economic growth: Green building examples from the world

One of the countries to be most impacted by climate change and with one of the fastest growth in greenhouse gas emissions globally, Vietnam sits in the crosshairs of the climate crisis.
ASEAN sectoral bodies release ASEAN Taxonomy for sustainable finance

ASEAN sectoral bodies release ASEAN Taxonomy for sustainable finance

ASEAN finance bodies today achieved a milestone towards meeting Paris Agreement commitments by introducing a common language for sustainable financing.
Plastic as a valuable resource for Vietnam to tackle plastics pollution

Plastic as a valuable resource for Vietnam to tackle plastics pollution

A new IFC-World Bank analysis suggests used plastic could be a valuable resource for Vietnam to scale up recycling and other plastic circularity efforts.
Stronger private sector - a key to economic transformation in Vietnam

Stronger private sector - a key to economic transformation in Vietnam

As Vietnam battles COVID-19, accelerating reforms, upgrading workforce skills and infrastructure will strengthen the private sector to help the country recover.
World Bank, IFC and Australia partner to strengthen VN capital market

World Bank, IFC and Australia partner to strengthen VN capital market

The IFC and the World Bank, in partnership with the Australian government, are implementing a multi-year advisory programme to facilitate Viet Nam’s stock market development, the IFC announced on Tuesday.
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