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November 10, 2017

More Countries Are Putting a Price on Carbon But Stronger Action Is Needed to Meet Paris Targets: New World Bank Report

Eight new carbon pricing initiatives were launched between 2016 and 2017   More and more countries and sub-national jurisdictions are putting a price on carbon but […]
November 10, 2017

Green Finance report says sector is ready to scale up

A partnership between government-backed green finance initiatives in the UK and China have today made a number of recommendations in a report that will help grow […]
October 20, 2017

Significant milestones reached in 3Q

Executive Summary  (SEB) The green bond market reached several significant milestones in the third quarter of 2017. September set a record with USD 16.4 bn of […]
October 18, 2017

BNP to Halt Shale Oil Financing, Expand Funds for Renewables

French bank says shale, oil sands projects harm environment. BNP also won’t fund oil or gas projects in the Arctic region BNP Paribas SA pledged to […]
October 18, 2017

Why Argentina lags behind in the application of sustainable finance

According to a survey conducted by the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IDB Group) and Vida Silvestre Foundation in local banks, the link between finance and the environment […]
August 9, 2017

Colombia emite su primer bono verde en el mercado local por 200 mil millones de pesos con el apoyo del BID

Fondos serán utilizados por Bancóldex para financiar proyectos que mitiguen el impacto del cambio climático y mejoren el desempeño ambiental de las empresas colombianas. BOGOTÁ, Colombia- […]
June 12, 2017

New External Publication Initiative: The financing of Energy Efficiency

The energy sector, as well as other sectors of infrastructure with great transversality in the modern economies, has the characteristic of influencing and suffering the impacts […]
June 9, 2017

#VEF2017 | The Vienna Energy Forum was a resounding success!

Latin-American and Caribbean Green Finance, LGF, had the opportunity to join with the leading efforts to empower transformations in the energy, climate resilience, transport and forestry […]
June 1, 2017

El Seguro de Ahorro Energético

El Problema a Abordar Se trata del riesgo de rendimiento asociado con los proyectos de inversión en medidas de eficiencia energética (EE) para que: i) los […]
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