The Latin American and Caribbean Green Financing (LGF) Platform is a knowledge exchange Platform that has been developed to respond to a demand of National Development Banks (NDBs) and other institutional players in the financial market for sharing information and knowledge about green financing.


The LGF intends, in particular, to show case the latest trends and practices in developing and promoting green finance strategies and innovative risk sharing mechanisms to scale up private investments in environmentally friendly business in different sectors, including energy, manufacturing, housing, transport, agriculture, forestry and services.


The LGF Platform has been developed by the Capital Markets and Financial Institutions (CMF) Division of the Institutions for Development Sector (IFD) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in cooperation with the Latin American Association of Development Financing Institutions (ALIDE) to support the exchange of experiences of NDBs in the region on green finance through  Technical cooperation projects.

This platform is sponsored by technical cooperations executed by de IDB with resources from

About the CMF Division:

The CMF provides support to public and national development banks (NDBs) in different countries in the LAC region to develop and implement financial strategies, innovative risk sharing mechanisms and to promote financing opportunities for climate change mitigation activities.


In recent years, the Division’s work has focused on increasing NDBs’ integration of climate change and environmental concern into their business strategies, develop green financial strategies and supporting them in accessing international climate finance.


CMF continues to play a vital role in shaping the future integration of climate change and environmental protection in financial markets to crowd in the private sector.

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