June 11, 2018

SHF receives recognition from the World Bank for its ECOCASA model in the 8th World Bank Conference on Global Housing Financing

The Sociedad Hipotecaria Federal participated in the 8th Biannual Conference “Rompiendo el Molde: Nuevas Ideas para el Financiamiento de Vivienda Asequible” that was organized by the […]
May 30, 2018

Guide for Banks that helps them incorporate the risks of Climate Change in their businesses

Sixteen leading banks from four continents, convened by the United Nations Environment Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), published a Guide aimed at improving banks’ understanding of the […]
May 30, 2018

Allianz stops insuring the coal industry

The Allianz Group announced that it will no longer provide insurance to coal power plants or coal mines that are either in operation or planned. The […]
May 24, 2018

Brazil becomes world’s first insurance market to commit to climate risk transparency

Latin America’s largest insurance market declares support for promoting dialogue on practical and effective ways to meet the recommendations of the Financial Stability Board’s Task Force […]
May 22, 2018

Bancolombia handled bond inscription for $ 3 billion

Bancolombia handled the corresponding documentation to register automatically ordinary bonds, green bonds and subordinated bonds which are part of an Emission and Placement Program (PEC) before […]
May 18, 2018

IEA and the development bank: Strengthen Mexico’s energy development

One of the great challenges facing nations today is to balance energy, economy and sustainability. This is exacerbated in developing countries where resources are scarce and […]
May 14, 2018

Green Bonds, a way to invest in sustainability

In this article, the first of several on the subject, I will introduce the concept of Green Bond, an innovative instrument to obtain financial resources in […]
May 11, 2018

Chile: Government and Generators announced end of new developments of coal plants

Chile will phase out coal power generation, President Michelle Bachelet says the country will not build new coal plants without carbon capture and begin talks to […]
May 10, 2018

FIRA plans to issue green bond in October

The Institutional Trusts in Relation to Agriculture (FIRA is spanish) are working on the launch of a green bond for around 3,000 million pesos, said the […]