“IFC supports Morocco’s women business leaders & capital market transparency” – The North Africa Post – February 12, 2021

On February 12, 2021 The North Africa Post reported that “(t)he International Finance Corporation has pledged to help Moroccan women reach more leadership positions in the business world under an agreement inked Friday in Casablanca with Club des Femmes Administrateurs (CFA).

IFC will train members of CFA on a range of topics relating to corporate governance, as well as conduct outreach activities to strengthen the participation of women on corporate boards and in executive positions.

Mr. Sérgio Pimenta, IFC Vice-President for Africa and the Middle East, said partnership with AMMC will enable Moroccan businesses to enhance their environmental, social and governance practices and attract more green investment, in line with Morocco’s green recovery plan seeking to create more jobs and opportunities.

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has been present in Morocco since 1963, funding projects for private sector development. In 2020, IFC injected over $250 million in investments in the country.”

You may read the article on the website of The North Africa Post.