The contribution of public development banks to the Sustainable Development Goals in the Latin America and the Caribbean countries (2017)

AUTHOR:Hernán Carlino, María Netto, Esteban Suarez and Alexander Vasa.

DATE:March, 2017

TOPICS: SDG, sustainable development goals, NDBs, national development banks, climate

SUMMARY: This paper analyzes the role of national development banks (BNDs) in financing and implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and informs BNDs of the opportunities and strategic challenges they face in positioning themselves. It was developed by the Capital Markets and Financial Institutions Division (IFD/CMF) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in collaboration with the Latin American Association of Financial Institutions for Development (ALIDE).