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A Plan for a Taxonomy of Sustainable Activities in Chile
How do we know if an investment is "green"? This question, which seems simple, is not easy to answer and represents a fundamental discussion in the field of green finance. Taxonomies seek to a...
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“Promotion of Private Investment in Energy Efficiency in the Industrial Sector of Paraguay” Programa with the support of the AFD and financing from the GCF
The program "Promotion of Private Investment in Energy Efficiency in the Industrial Sector of Paraguay", executed by the Development Finance Agency (AFD), supports Small and Medium-sized Enter...
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Electric mobility will allow Lima to come out of the health crisis better prepared for a climate crisis
Electromobility worldwide has advanced significantly, and it is estimated that by 2025 there will be more than 40 million electric vehicles in operation. In the case of Peru, although incipien...
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IDB Model Helps SMEs Worldwide Invest in Energy Efficiency, Sustainability
Increasing energy efficiency is an essential element of the low-carbon economy and is crucial for achieving global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions required by the Paris Agreement. In...
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Low-carbon farming in Brazil can benefit farmers and curb climate change
In recent years, Brazil has developed strategies to ensure the sustainability of its farming and forestry. For almost a decade, until 2012, Brazil had managed to slash its deforestation rate b...
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How can green bonds help to build resilience after COVID-19?
The coronavirus crisis is severely testing the resilience of Latin America and the Caribbean economies and health care systems. At the same time, LAC is extremely vulnerable to climate risks a...
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Como a COP 25 pode movimentar as finanças sustentáveis?
Não é à toa que dentre os objetivos expressos no Acordo de Paris da ONU sobre mudança do clima de 2015 fez-se constar o objetivo do Artigo 2, “c”: “Fazer com o que os fluxos financeiros globai...
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“Power is gained by sharing knowledge, not hoarding it”: Insights from the IDB-China Exchange Program on Green Finance
The global green bond market hit USD 160 bn in 2017 and is estimated to reach 250 bn this year, with China becoming the world’s second-largest issuer (behind only the US) in less than three ye...
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Challenge Accepted: Paraguay Promotes Energy Efficiency
When looking at the long list of challenges countries in the region face in relation to economic development, one could think that for a nation like Paraguay energy access is not at the top of...