About GFL Green Finance LAC Platform

GFL Green Finance LAC

The GFL Green Finance LAC 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 GFL Green Finance LAC intends, in particular, to showcase 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.

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.






The GFL Platform has been developed by the Connectivity, Markets and Finance (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 the IDB with resources from:


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