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January 23, 2020

IDB Launches Public Consultations for new Environmental and Social Policy Framework

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) today launched the public consultation process for a new Environmental and Social Policy Framework. The draft policy framework under consultation is […]
January 23, 2020

European Green Deal: The European Commission unveils €1 trillion plan to make EU carbon neutral by 2050

In January 15th, Brussels unveiled its financial plan for moving to a green economy and making the EU climate neutral. In fact, it represents a vast […]
January 22, 2020

2020, perspectives for low carbon transitions in a pivotal year

As another decade begins, 2020 emerges as a pivotal year. Challenging scientific climate questions for the new decade combine with major global governance issues to be […]
January 17, 2020

Ecuador issues world’s first Sovereign Social Bond, with the support of an IDB guarantee

THE ISSUANCE OF $400 MILLION WILL PROVIDE ACCESS TO HOUSING FOR MORE THAN 24,000 FAMILIES AND WILL MOBILIZE APPROXIMATELY $1.35 BILLION IN INVESTMENTS Ecuador has issued […]
January 16, 2020

The Loan Market Association (LMA) to guide banks on how to avoid greenwashing in sustainable loans

The loan market’s trade bodies are preparing to provide new guidance about how to ensure sustainability-linked loans are genuinely “ambitious, that is, in which borrowers can […]
January 15, 2020

Blackrock joins the Climate Action 100+ Coalition
to encourage companies to reduce their emissions

The world’s largest asset manager to participate in the Climate Action 100+ investor coalition has joined the approximately 370 global investors who are already participating in […]
January 10, 2020

Spain will issue in 2020 green bonds aimed at financing projects with environmental purposes

The Minister of Economy and Business, Nadia Calviño, had already confirmed at the last Climate Summit (COP25) that the Spanish Public Treasury was preparing a green […]
January 8, 2020

How green investment will help Latin America and the world
fight climate change

Climate change is having a dramatic effect on Latin America and the Caribbean. Most people in the region view climate change as a major peril. Costa […]
January 3, 2020

Green Bonds: 2019, an outstanding year

Global green bond issuance is projected to hit more than USD 250bn in 2019 thus shaping up into the best year ever for green bonds, while […]
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