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February 22, 2019

One of the major Spanish banks, BBVA, issues a USD 40 millones based in a blockchain platform.

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA), announced the launch of the first blockchain platform for structured green bonds in February 19th, 2019. Full News: Cointelegraph
February 20, 2019

Argentine banks agree to implement sustainable finance practices in cooperation with Fundación Vida Silvestre

The Association of Banks of Argentina (ABA) and the Argentine Wildlife Foundation signed an agreement that aims at mutual collaboration to promote best practices in sustainable […]
February 15, 2019

The Latin America and the Caribbean region aims to strengthen commercial, business and cooperation relations with Europe

ALIDE’s 49th general assembly to be held in Madrid, Spain convenes representatives of development banks, financial institutions and international organisations. February 6– 2019 will be a […]
February 14, 2019

Colombia issues first energy savings insurance policies

SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES ACCESS TO POLICIES TO GUARANTEE ENERGY SAVING IN INVESTMENT PROJECTS FOR MORE EFFICIENT TECHNOLOGIES. With the support of the Inter-American Development Bank, […]
February 14, 2019

Banking Sustainability Protocol

The Banking Sustainability Protocol comprises 5 strategic principles, pursuant to its objectives,: 1. Institutionalisation of internal sustainability policies. 2. Management of environmental and social risks in […]
February 8, 2019

Statement on disclosure of ESG matters by issuers

The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), an international body that brings together the regulators of the securities markets of the world, published on January 18 […]
February 4, 2019

New tool enables financial institutions to assess their exposure to natural capital risk

The guide ‘Exploring Natural Capital Opportunities, Risks and Exposure’[1] on assessing exposure of financial institutions to natural capital risks confirms the growing interest and need of […]
February 4, 2019

LatAm set for a green bond boon following 2018 lull

After slumping in 2018 amid a wave of economic and political uncertainty, the Latin American green bond market is expected to double this year as investor […]
January 29, 2019

A study of the Inter-American Development bank says that of the 1,166 entrepreneurship present in 18 countries, 380 are from brazil

The ‘Fintech report in Latin America 2018: growth and consolidation’, published by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Finnovista, underscores the 66% growth of new Fintech […]
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