December 5, 2019

Strengthening conservationism in developing countries: The protected area approach

Protected areas have been at the forefront of global conservation efforts. They define the boundaries of critical ecosystems and biodiversity hotspots. However, a variety of different […]
November 13, 2019

The ten elements of a meaningful stakeholder engagement process

International development practitioners have gained valuable insights over the years. One of the most impactful realizations is the need to increase transparency and engagement in the […]
October 30, 2019

What do big, puffy hairstyles and the ozone layer have in common?

If you were a kid or teenager in the late 1970s and 1980s you probably danced to a music video on MTV and attempted an elaborate […]
October 22, 2019

Five tips for conducting meaningful public consultations

The process of public consultations with project stakeholders is one of the key elements to ensure project sustainability. Consultations can be a decisive factor in the […]
October 9, 2019

Environmental and Social Safeguards Coming to a Crossroad: Analysis of Alternatives in Project Development

If you consider the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) as the skeleton of a project, the Analysis of Alternatives (AoA) can certainly be considered as […]
October 2, 2019

A visual journey into Environmental and Social Safeguards

In this blog, we celebrate the value of IDB safeguards through the lens of our specialists across the region. Full blog by ESG Communications
September 18, 2019

International Coastal Cleanup Day: Planet or Plastic

As summer draws to a close in the northern hemisphere, we should ask ourselves a question–besides the white sands and the blue sea, what else are […]
September 3, 2019

Can sustainable hydropower provide more than just electricity?

Can you even have sustainability and hydropower in the same sentence? It’s a question that for years has challenged development practitioners (and bolstered critics) of this […]
August 7, 2019

From the summits of La Paz, to the coast of Jamaica. Celebrating their independence and safeguards.

Bolivia and Jamaica represent two faces of the geography of our atmosphere. While Bolivia offers breathtaking snowy mountains, typical of the Andes Cordillera, Jamaica brings paradise-like […]
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