2016 Financial Times/International Finance Corporation (FT/IFC)

By LCP Secretariat
March 28, 2016

Reference No. (2016-03-007)

FROM : Mayor Herbert M. Bautista
National President
RE : 2016 Financial Times/International Finance Corporation (FT/IFC)
DATE: March 28, 2016



The Financial Times/International Finance Corporation (FT/IFC) Transformational Business Awards is now open to City Governments to apply.

Under the special category “Excellence in City-led Transformation”, this award, which is directly supported by Cities Alliance, seeks nominations for cities which have demonstrated tangible progress towards city-wide, integrated reforms since 2010, covering one or more of the following parameters:

  • Environmental – integrates planning and management of natural resources, with positive impacts on climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies, integrates disaster risk preparedness improving resilience of most affected populations.
  • Social – demonstrates progress to promote an inclusive city that integrates gender equality, citizen participation with mutual rights and responsibilities.
  • Governance – demonstrates progress in promoting an enabling environment for inclusive planning, responsive administration, stable municipal finance within a culture of transparency and accountability.
  • Economic – facilitates enabling environment addressing both formal and informal economic activities that improve livelihoods, and promotes long-term equitable and sustainable economic growth.
  • Services – demonstrates progress in the citywide provision of and access to basic services such as housing, food, water, sanitation, energy, health and education.

Attached is the copy of the application guidelines for the award for your reference. The deadline of submission of the application is on April 7, 2016 and the winner will be announced on June 9, 2016.

For any inquiries, please contact Ms. Veron Hitosis at mobile phone no. 0917-627-9925 and telephone numbers 02-4706837, 470-6813, 470-6843 or you may contact Mr. Ajay Suri, Regional Adviser – Asia Cities Alliance at mobile phone number +91-112-461-7595 or thru email: dsuri@citiesalliance.org, respectively.

Thank you very much for your cooperation.

Quezon City
LCP President

Click here to download Application Guidelines for FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards 2016


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