eC2: Market Study for Green Building Finance in Indonesia and Vietnam

Deadline: 18-Sep-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) index

IFC is looking to hire a consultant firm to conduct a market study to identify challenges and opportunities as well as potential stakeholders of green financing products in both Indonesia and Vietnam (Consultant). This market study should be carried out with the objective to identify opportunities/feasibility for advisory services and investments by IFC relating to financing for green buildings in Indonesia and Vietnam. The study shall provide (1) an overview of the market, including status quo and challenges; and (2) feasible opportunities, especially ones where IFC can invest or engage.
Continue reading

Scaling up climate investments will require innovation in five key areas

 
Just ask the investors: businesses in emerging markets can no longer afford to ignore the risks posed by the changing climate to their bottom lines. Ranging from increasingly frequent and severe weather events to new regulations and changing consumer preferences, climate change is fundamentally transforming the way we do business. Increasingly, companies and their investors are seeking opportunities to transition to and invest in climate-smart portfolios.

Continue reading

eC2:Selection of a consulting firm to scope for a Green building project in Mongolia

Deadline: 28-Jan-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)India building

IFC is looking for a consultant firm (the consultant) to support the scoping of the Green Building project in Mongolia. The objective of this consultancy is to assess the local conditions and opportunities for IFCs engagement with a new green building regulation and green building certification. For this assignment, IFC proposes to hire the services of the consultant for up to 50 days, from Feb 20th 2017 to April 15th

Continue reading

eC2:GREEN BUILDING IN CITIES – COLOMBIA

Deadline: 08-Sep-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

As part of the LAC Cities Initiative, IFC is working on the identification ogreencompetitivenessf a pipeline of strategic green projects in LAC region in order to promote its success implementation as a best practice on sustainability. The overall objective of this consultancy is to accelerate and promote understanding and reinforcement in the implementation of the Green Building Code and best practices on sustainability for Colombian Cities.

Continue reading

A Focus on Green Buildings to Give the “Edge” to Tackling Climate Change

In the global effort to minimize the effects of climate change by drastically reducing greenhouse gas emissions, buildings can play a vital role.EDGE

They account for 18 percent of total emissions today, and are responsible for 60 percent of the world’s electricity usage, 25 percent of water usage and 40 percent of materials.

Those figures are certain to rise. By 2050, two billion more people will live in cities, a 50 percent increase from today.

Continue reading

eConsultant2: Green Buildings in India Initiative

Deadline: 11-Jan-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

IFC is looking to select a Knowledge Partner to conduct India building
(a) Outreach events in 5 cities:
a. Half-a-day events with an introductory session on EDGE & IFCs Green Building program (details to be shared at RFP stage)
b. Presentations by selected recognized architects/engineers/designers
(b) Knowledge exchange events at major universities in the same 5 cities
(c) Organise a national program with architecture, mechanical engineering and design students and leading architecture, MEP and design firms towards the goal of setting up an internship and career development opportunity for students. Support IFC in creating and managing the program.

Continue reading