Supporting a Green Post-COVID Recovery Can Generate Over $10 Trillion in Investment Opportunities in Emerging Markets, Says New IFC Report

Supporting low carbon investments through COVID-19 recovery targeting funding for ten key sectors across 21 emerging markets has the potential to generate $10.2 trillion in investment opportunity, create 213 million jobs, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 4 billion tons by 2030, says an IFC report published today. The report, Ctrl-Alt-Delete: A Green Reboot for Emerging Markets, analyzes the economic and climate benefits of a green recovery that focuses on decarbonizing existing and future energy infrastructure, building climate-smart cities, and helping speed the transition of key industries to greener production. It…

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Emerging and innovative private sector responses to the pandemic that support gender equality – a UN Women and IFC Report

Originally published on WEPS.org A new report by UN Women and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) highlights how companies are responding to the pandemic with practices that support gender equality. The emerging practices that are shared in the report aim to curb inequalities women are facing as the pandemic radically transforms the world of work. The pandemic threatens to push 47 million women and girls below the poverty line, the new report Titled “Bridging the Gap: Emerging and Innovative Private Sector Responses to Support Gender Equality During COVID-19” highlights how…

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