NEWS
Approval of the Peru Sustainable Bond Framework Document
The Sustainable Bond Framework is based on economic, social, and environmental challenges, as well as the framework of political commitments in the National Accord and the Paris Agreement (amo...
07/16/2021 Since 3 weeks Read More
IDB Invest, Proparco, FinDev Canada and Sofisa support SMEs in Brazil by facilitating access to finance
IDB Invest has provided $200 million in financing for Brazil's Banco Sofisa S.A. (Sofisa), together with Proparco and FinDev Canada. The funds aim to support the expansion of Sofisa's portfoli...
07/16/2021 Since 3 weeks Read More
Green investment potential in Brazil reaches 1.3 trillion dollars
Brazil has an estimated green investment potential of US$ 1.3 trillion, considering only the energy, transportation, building, waste management and industrial energy efficiency sectors between...
07/13/2021 Since 3 weeks Read More
Amendments to the Energy Transition Law (Colombia)
Colombia recently passed Law No. 2099 on Energy Transition, which amends and complements Law No. 1715 of 2014. It aims to modernise current legislation and enact other provisions for the energ...
07/10/2021 Since 4 weeks Read More
The European Commission has presented its finance strategy and standards for green bonds
The European Commission has presented its sustainable finance strategy with the aim of bringing financial institutions on board with its goal of a climate-neutral continent. Among the legislat...
07/08/2021 Since 4 weeks Read More
The CNV presents its strategic agenda to the global investment community
The National Securities Commission (CNV) of Argentina is working on the management of a strategic agenda based on strengthening the use of the domestic capital market for financing the real ec...
07/06/2021 Since 1 month Read More
Mexico issues second sustainable bond for 1.25 billion euros for 15 years
Mexico placed its second sustainable bond linked to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals for 1.25 billion euros (1.48 billion dollars), with a term of 15 years and a coupon rate of...
07/06/2021 Since 1 month Read More
CEPAL publishes a Methodology for estimating the social price of carbon in Chile and Latin American and Caribbean countries
This study presents some methodologies for estimating the social price of carbon, describes how this can be included in the evaluation processes of public investment projects, taking the case ...
07/02/2021 Since 1 month Read More
IDB publishes “Sustainable Issuer versus Sustainable Issuance”
Although an increasing number of investors have ESG investing strategies and responsible investment policies in place, ESG factors have primarily been integrated into decision making in equity...
07/01/2021 Since 1 month Read More