IFC (International Finance Corporation), member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in developing countries.

In 2011, IFC and C.I.O.S. contracted loan agreement upon long-term financing of C.I.O.S. group development program in amount of 20 million EUR, with approved frame of 37 mil EUR.

The development program of C.I.O.S. Group is oriented to achieve the same level of the contemporary technological equipment and organizational solutions of all the affiliated companies in the region, i.e. to comply to the EU Directives in affiliated companies in the region in the same way it has been already achieved in Croatia.

Complex due diligence process, conducted by IFC, confirmed that business activities of C.I.O.S. group as well as its social responsibility are fully complied to demanding World Bank standards and IFC directions upon social and environmental sustainability.

IFC Loan has been repaid in its entirety in 2014.