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Strengthening Corporate Governance in Fragile and Conflict-affected Countries

Today many countries face political instability or are struggling to emerge from years of conflict. This threatens to destroy once vibrant businesses, sending more people into poverty. IFC works in fragile and conflict-affected countries to help businesses weather the difficulties through stronger corporate governance and by building up companies’ resilience, so they can emerge from crisis as powerful engines of economic growth. For more information, visit: www.ifc.org/corporategovernance

IFC Corporate Governance Advisory Services

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, provides a range of specialized services designed to strengthen companies by improving corporate governance. In addition to providing assessments, improvement plans, and training, IFC also provides advice on improving board effectiveness, family business governance and the control environment. For more information, visit www.ifc.org/corporategovernance

Azerbaijan: Corporate Governance

This is the story of a donor, a banker, a businessman, a regulator, a journalist, and a professor — all who’ve contributed to improving the corporate governance in the fast-changing economy of Azerbaijan. The International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, works around the world to promote sustainable private investment in developing countries. Directed, shot, and edited by Steve Dorst.

Egypt: Family Business Governance

This is the story of two Lebanese families, the Freijis and Nasrallahs, and their Egypt-based industrial company, the Wadi Group. When they made fundamental improvements to Wadi’s board structure, that was when the company really began to grow. The International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, works around the world to promote sustainable private investment in developing countries. Directed, shot, and edited by Steve Dorst.

Colombia: Family Business Governance

This is the story of Colombia’s Carvajal family, how it is transforming the business practices of a multi-generational family business to meet the challenges of global expansion. The International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, works around the world to promote sustainable private investment in developing countries. Directed, shot, and edited by Steve Dorst.