Resources on social finance

  1. © ILO/OIT 2023

    Partnership

    ILO and IFC scale up collaboration on social issues in private investments

    17 March 2023

    In his address to the ILO Governing Body, the Managing Director of the International Finance Corporation, Makhtar Diop, announced plans to reinforce the partnership with ILO.

  2. News

    The ILO and IFC launch a second year-long Community of Practice among insurers to reduce the protection gap for women

    17 March 2023

    The continued partnership will lead 18 insurance-industry organizations from 13 countries over the next year to better understand and serve the women’s insurance market—supporting both financial inclusion and employment opportunities for women.

  3. News

    Building Capacity in Investment Promotion to Advance the SDGs in least developed countries (LDCs)

    10 March 2023

    A side event was organised during the Fifth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries to promote investment in SDG-related sectors and present strategies, programmes and tools for governments.

  4. News

    Building Capacity in Investment Promotion to Advance the SDGs in least developed countries (LDCs)

    10 March 2023

  5. Project

    Targeting women in insurance

    10 March 2023

  6. Project

    Feasibility study and design of an impact bond to reduce child labour in Côte d’Ivoire

    07 March 2023

  7. International Women’s Day 2023

    “Women have great business ideas, creativity and innovation. They should make use of those talents”

    07 March 2023

    Following years of displacement and uncertainty, Samar from Mosul has set up a business making and selling sweets and pastries. She talks about her journey of becoming a successful entrepreneur, with the support of an ILO financial inclusion initiative providing entrepreneurs with trainings and loans to start or expand their businesses.