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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 […]
March 3, 2018

BBVA will mobilize 100 billion euros
until 2025 to fight against climate change

BBVA is committed to mobilizing 100 billion euros in green financing, sustainable infrastructure, social entrepreneurship and financial inclusion. And it will work to mitigate environmental and social […]
March 1, 2018

New World Bank Bond will focus
on 4 Sustainable Development Goals

The World Bank issued a US $ 350 million bond that raises funds for projects focused on four Sustainable Development Goals. The only investor in the […]
February 28, 2018

The Green Climate Found (GCF) approved funding
of USD 100 million to BICE for the financing
of energy efficiency and renewable energy projects

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) approved a financing to the country of USD 100 million for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, especially biogas and biomass, […]
February 26, 2018

IDB calls for projects to finance family farming initiatives

It will do so through Fontagro, a regional cooperation mechanism that promotes innovation in this field, for a total amount of US $ 1.2 million. IDB announced […]
February 24, 2018

Joint Inception Review of the Energy Savings Insurance (ESI) Program in the Latin America and the Caribbean Region

This 3-day technical workshop will provide an overview and the current status of the Energy Savings Insurance (ESI) Program in the Latin American and Caribbean region, […]
February 23, 2018

EcoCasa Program Outperforms Its Green-Building Goals

Mexico’s Sociedad Hipotecaria Federal (SHF) finances houses for low-income families. For the last five years, it has been giving incentives for the construction of energy-efficient houses through a […]
February 20, 2018

UN calls on investors to align
their portfolios with the Paris Agreement

On January 31, 2018 more than 450 investor, company and capital market leaders convened at the Investor Summit on Climate Risk at the United Nations to map out the next […]
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