IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries, offering an array of debt and equity financing services and helps companies face their risk exposures, while refraining from participating in a management capacity. The corporation also offers advice to companies on making decisions, evaluating their impact on the environment and society, and being responsible. It advises governments on building infrastructure and partnerships to further support private sector development.
Sumitomo Corporation is amongst the world’s oldest and largest integrated trading and investment enterprises, and not only it conducts commodity transactions in all industries utilizing worldwide networks, but also provides related customers with various financing, serves as an organizer and a coordinator for various projects, and invests in businesses from the information industry to the retailing industry, thus showing great diversification as an Integrated Business Enterprise. Sumitomo Corporation is headquartered in Japan, and has its global network consisting of 139 offices and about 800 consolidated subsidiaries and associated companies world wide.