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Climate finance by development banks is growing
Multilaterals provided $41.5 billion for climate financing in 2019. The Inter-American Development Bank announced that the multilateral development banks delivered US$41.5 billion in climate financing for l...
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BDMG readies to issue Sustainable Bonds in partnership with the IADB
With the support of the IADB, the BDMG is preparing to become the first Brazilian public bank to issue Sustainable Bonds in line with the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). To this end, BDMG has just...
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New study reveals the status of climate risk management in LAC banks
A survey among 78 financial institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean holding 54% of the total assets managed by the banking sector in the region, revealed that 38% of banks incorporate guidelines on c...
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The Development Bank of Minas Gerais (BDMG) is preparing to raise about $100 million in green bonds, with support from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The BDMG presents on Tuesday a framework, document that details the the scope of companies or projects that can be targeted for funding, a preview of the funding itself, which should be released in the comin...
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BNDES Energy Efficiency Fund will receive a contribution of R$30million from the Procel
Resources reduce the risk of default assumed by lenders FGEnergia should leverage with a guarantee R$ 200 million to projects in the country.
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Rocky Mountain Institute partners with top banks to deliver new Center for Climate-Aligned Finance
Four of the world’s largest banks – Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, and Bank of America – have teamed up with leading US environmental non-profit The Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) to launch a ne...
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Financing women entrepreneurs, key to economic recovery
Support for the important female entrepreneurship in Latin America and the Caribbean must focus on gender aspects in economic recovery programmes. This implies specific guarantee programmes that reduce the r...
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RESEARCH | Alternative sources – Global investments in renewable energy tripled
"Se triplicaron las inversiones globales en energías renovables En todo el planeta, los sistemas energéticos están en transición, debido a dos certezas que en algún momento deberán ser convergentes: será ...
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What Experiences with Natural Disasters Can Teach about Recovering from the Pandemic
Natural disasters are different from pandemics. They cause death, displacement, and destruction of physical capital, and unlike a pandemic, their effects are brief and confined to the areas affected. The lit...
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