IFC—a sister organization of the World Bank and member of the World Bank Group—is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. The IFC works in more than 100 countries, using our capital, expertise, and influence to create markets and opportunities in developing countries. In fiscal year 2019, they invested more than $19 billion in private companies and financial institutions in developing countries, leveraging the power of the private sector to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity. For more information, visit www.ifc.org.

As an accredited licensing partner for Economic Dividends for Gender Equality (EDGE) Certification, IFC offers the certification as part of its investment and advisory services. The EDGE–IFC Partnership offers IFC clients and partners in emerging markets EDGE Gender Equality Certification as an instrument to close the workplace gender gap. IFC, which itself is EDGE Certified, wants to invest in and work with other companies that are committed to inclusive workplaces for women and men.

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