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August 18, 2019

Responsible investments markets exhibit significant growth

According to Gema Sacristán, Chief Investment Officer at IDB Invest, incorporating environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors to capital markets implies joining financial analysis and sustainable […]
August 7, 2019

The Financial Innovation Laboratory analyzes environmental risks and transparency

Celebrating its second anniversary, LAB adds a new partner, opens another working group and launches a new site. Source: BID PRESS RELEASES
August 3, 2019

Mexico’s Green Finance Advisory Board joins FC4S

Mexico’s Green Finance Advisory Board (CCFV) joined the International Network of Financial Centres for Sustainability (FC4S) as it looks to help turn the Latin American nation […]
July 29, 2019

The Minister of Agriculture of Costa Rica announces a National Finance Programme to adapt farms to climate change impacts

Minister Renato Alvarado announced last Tuesday a National Finance Programme to facilitate adaptation of farms to climate change adverse effects. The programme will support efforts to […]
July 29, 2019

Sustainable bond emissions in Spain increased by 11,5% in the first half of 2019

The emission of these bonds, including green and social, amounted to 6.470 million euros, an increase of 11,5% year on year. Source: El Diario
July 29, 2019

Banco Santander launches a new green bond investment fund

Banco Santander has strengthened the gamut of its sustainable bonds by launching the Santander Sustainable Bonds. This new fund, in addition to to investing in corporative […]
July 29, 2019

The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and Ecuador have agreed to cooperate in energy and sustainable development

IADB president, Luis Alberto Moreno, and Economy and Finance Minister of Ecuador, Richard Martínez, announced having signed four loans amounting to US$631 millions to improve water […]
July 23, 2019

Bancolombia has issued five-year sustainable bonds making it the third entity issuing this class of bonds in Colombia

This successful issuance allows Bancolombia to reach a total of $1,3 billones between green and sustainable bonds tapping the local market and international financial institutions, such […]
July 23, 2019

A system of financial institutions in Mexico signs a sustainability agreement with the Mexican Banking Association

The goal of the agreement is to foster actions to promote products and services capable of mitigating climate change in Mexico and strengthening projects aiming at […]
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