The Emerging Markets in 2020
Speaker: Neil Gregory, Chief Strategy Officer, Investment Operations, International Finance Corporation (IFC).
Emerging markets serve as the world’s economic growth engine and the far reaching effects continue to play out. Neil Gregory discussed the evolution of emerging markets over the next 8 years based on key structural trends impacting those markets. IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries. Established in 1956, IFC is owned by 184 member countries, a group that collectively determines its policies. Its work in more than a 100 developing countries allows companies and financial institutions in emerging markets to create jobs, generate tax revenues, improve corporate governance and environmental performance, and contribute to their local communities. IFC’s vision is that people should have the opportunity to escape poverty and improve their lives.