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.
World Bank and Australia partner to strengthen Vietnam’s capital market

World Bank and Australia partner to strengthen Vietnam’s capital market

IFC, the World Bank, and Australia have partnered to promote the development of Vietnam's equity capital market.
Banks and IFC boost trade and supply chain finance to promote trade in Vietnam

Banks and IFC boost trade and supply chain finance to promote trade in Vietnam

Nearly 2,000 exporters and importers in Vietnam have benefitted from the trade financing of the IFC over the past fiscal year.
IFC boosts COVID-19 and climate response efforts in banner year for East Asia and Pacific

IFC boosts COVID-19 and climate response efforts in banner year for East Asia and Pacific

IFC ramped up response efforts to tackle the dual crises of climate change and COVID-19 in East Asia and the Pacific in the last fiscal year.
IFC and two affiliate funds acquire 6.29 per cent in PVI Holdings Insurance

IFC and two affiliate funds acquire 6.29 per cent in PVI Holdings Insurance

In a move to expand insurance to people and businesses, IFC and two of its investment funds are investing in PVI Holdings.
Supply chain finance – a solution to support MSMEs and promote the economy

Supply chain finance – a solution to support MSMEs and promote the economy

The lack of working capital is one of the major problems for businesses, causing more than 50 per cent to go under short after launching operations.
Sustainability-linked financing partnership established in Vietnam and Indonesia

Sustainability-linked financing partnership established in Vietnam and Indonesia

Citi partnered up with the IFC and McCormick & Company to provide the latter's suppliers with incentives linked to social and environmental sustainability.
IFC provides $100 million loan to OCB to support SMEs and climate-friendly projects

IFC provides $100 million loan to OCB to support SMEs and climate-friendly projects

IFC will provide a $100 million long-term loan to Vietnamese lender OCB to expand lending to SMEs and boost financing, especially for climate-friendly projects.
IFC invests $43 million in GREENFEED Vietnam through a seven-year bond

IFC invests $43 million in GREENFEED Vietnam through a seven-year bond

IFC is helping GREENFEED Vietnam increase its pig breeding and farming capacity to ensure a reliable supply of safe and quality pork in Vietnam.
Wind power fuels green growth in Vietnam: IFC

Wind power fuels green growth in Vietnam: IFC

With its 3,000km coastline and the flat river deltas of the Red River and the Mekong, Vietnam boasts great potential for wind power energy.
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