June 25, 2020

IDB Invest supports social and priority housing through the first social bond issued by a private entity in Colombia

IDB Invest, a member of the IDB Group, has subscribed to a social bond issued by La Hipotecaria Compañía de Financiamiento S.A. (La Hipotecaria), for 52 […]
June 23, 2020

LAC Thematic Bond Market Update

June 22, 2020

BANDESAL announced its new energy efficiency credit line aimed at SMEs with IADB funding

Juan Pablo Durán Escobar, the chairman of Bandesal, the national development bank of El Salvador, announced on June 18, a new energy efficiency credit line highlighting […]
June 12, 2020

Interest in ESG investments is growing while the COVID-19 pandemic is still ongoing

According to the tenth survey undertaken by the Inverco Observatory, an association of collective investment entities, during the current health crisis around 45% of fund managers have […]
June 11, 2020

Brazil launches green bond program for railways

The program is the first green bond program for transport in Latin America According to a statement by Brazil’s Infrastructure Ministry, initially, under this program, three […]
June 10, 2020

Deputy Managing Director Zhang Speech:
Climate Change: From Awareness to Action

Delphi Economic Forum V: “The Day After” June 9, 2020 I was looking forward to attending the Delphi Forum in March before our world got turned […]
June 1, 2020

Solar Farm of Inírida reduced CO2 emissions

Monitoring emissions during the first days of operation of Inírida Solar Farm (GSI) are positive. According to Gestion Energetica S. A. E.S.P. (Gensa), a Colombian utility, […]
June 1, 2020

Banco Votorantim has announced Brazil’s first 2020 Certification

Banco Votorantim (BV), one of Brazil’s top 5 private banks, has announced its first ever Green Bond. BV intends to use the proceeds to finance or […]
May 31, 2020

Social bonds for a sustainable recovery

The economic recovery after the coronavirus crisis will require all possible efforts to mobilize public and private financial resources,  in order to take off and recover […]