June 28, 2018

Energy efficiency in the agricultural sector

The nexus between agriculture and energy is continually being supported in investment programs through international financial institutions. Given that energy efficiency projects may have a high […]
June 28, 2018

IDB and Banco do Brasil associate to promote green financing

The initiative seeks to mobilize private investments in mitigation actions and sustainable and low carbon business models Full News: https://www.iadb.org/pt/noticias/bid-e-banco-do-brasil-iniciam-parceria-para-financiamentos-verdes
June 26, 2018

Green bonds use encouraged in Dominican Republic

With the aim of fostering the use of climate finance as a financial tool in Dominican Republic, and in order to have access to the Initiative […]
June 22, 2018

Mexico against climate change: International Climate Initiative

There is joint work under process between Germany and Mexico within the International Climate Change Initiative (IKI for its acronym in German), fostered by the German Federal Ministry of […]
June 22, 2018

The Chain: Lack of Palm Oil Traceability Contributing to Deforestation in Sumatran National Parks

In 1985, 57 percent of the Indonesian island of Sumatra, or 25 million hectares (ha), was covered by natural forest. By 2016, that number decreased to […]
June 18, 2018

16 UNEP Fi Member Banks Launch First Guidance to Help Banking Industry Adopt Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) Recommendations

Sixteen leading banks from four continents, convened by the UN Environment Finance Initiative (UNEP FI),  published a jointly developed methodology to increase banks’ understanding of how […]
June 18, 2018

Green Bonds are making their way in the market

Last year issued volume amounted to 100 billion dollars. The support of large institutional investors and the high demand explain the rise of these assets. CincoDías […]
June 14, 2018

MDB climate finance hit record high of US$ 35.2 billion in 2017

The Multilateral Development Banks’ Climate Finance (MDBs’) latest joint report on climate financing said US$ 27.9 billion, or 79 per cent of the 2017 total, was […]
June 12, 2018

Nafin will promote the green bond market

The objective is to encourage greater participation, both in emissions and investments, to increase the supply and demand of this instrument that promotes the finance of […]