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March 16, 2018

Challenge Accepted:
Paraguay Promotes Energy Efficiency

by Filippo Berardi , Alexander Vasa , March 16, 2018 BLOGS IDB: Let’s talk about climate change and Sustainability
March 15, 2018

Brazil: the BNDES reduces the interest rate
for solar energy from 1.7% to 0.9%

After improving the financing conditions for solar and renewable energy projects for future auctions in November, the Brazilian Development Bank decided to reduce the interest rate […]
March 15, 2018

Crédit Agricole CIB, IFC Finalize $2 billion ‘Synthetic Risk Transfer’, Boosting Emerging Markets Lending

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Crédit Agricole CIB today announced an innovative transaction that will allow the Bank to expand its trade […]
March 15, 2018

With the support of the IADB in Inírida, Guainia – Colombia, the construction of the largest solar farm in non-interconnected areas begins

On March 15th in Inírida – Guainía, a protocol ceremony took place by which the construction of a 2.47 MWp Solar Farm began. Tha farm would […]
March 15, 2018

BBVA and ACS lead the record to the volume sold in green bonds in Spain in 2018

-ACS issues 750 million in eight-year green bonds -BBVA joins the boom of green bonds with 1 billion The issuers double the placements and bring them […]
March 9, 2018

Europe could create labels for green financial products

The European Commission has announced its strategy for encouraging the financial system to support the EU agenda on climate and sustainable development. Among the proposed measures […]
March 6, 2018

Upcoming Regional Event: National Development Banks & Green Banks

The Regional Event “National Development Banks & Green Banks – Key Institutions for Mobilizing Finance Towards the implementation of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and the accomplishment […]
March 6, 2018

Colombia will have the first Center
for Sustainable Development of Latin America

The project is conceived as a regional nucleus for research and training on the Sustainable Development Goals, as well as on related public policies. SOURCE: sostenibilidad.semana.com
March 6, 2018

Colombia: The market prepares for the first issue of social bonds

The next May 24 will be a historic day in the Colombian Stock Exchange. That day, for the first time in the country, social bonds will […]
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