Miguel J. Martins joined the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in 2000. In addition to his current role, he is the Program Manager for the Financial Times and IFC Sustainable Finance Awards, the world’s leading awards for banks and other financial institutions that demonstrate leadership and innovation in integrating environmental, social, and corporate governance considerations into their business. Martins began his career at IFC as an Investment Officer for the Global Financial Markets Department and then became Transaction Leader for the Banco ABN AMRO Real project, IFC’s first financial markets project to exclusively target sustainability concerns. He was also Project Leader for the BOVESPA Stock Exchange Sustainability Index, the second index of its kind in emerging markets after South Africa. In 2005, Martins moved on to the Financial Markets Sustainability Group.