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“Mi Taxi Electrico” programme launched in Chile
According to IDB data, Latin America's transport sector is the largest source of energy-related emissions in the region and its car fleet is responsible for 37% of total transport emissions. A...
01/19/2021 Since 1 week Read More
Brazil to promote public-private partnerships for infrastructure projects with IDB support
Brazil will promote new models for private investment in infrastructure to boost service quality, the socio-environmental impact of investments, and economic growth and productivity with a $20...
01/20/2021 Since 7 days Read More
Chile is testing the markets to issue new green and social bonds
The funding will be in euros and the proceeds will go to finance sustainable initiatives and social programmes. During 2020 countries and companies placed debt with the promise that the res...
01/21/2021 Since 6 days Read More
Green bond market expected to take off in Argentina
The Argentine thematic bond market is looking for its platform to take off in Argentina. This is a relatively new niche in the country and in the region that requires certification under inter...
01/17/2021 Since 1 week Read More
Argentina’s CNV calls for consultation to create special regime focused on sustainable investment
Argentina's National Securities Commission (CNV) has approved the opening of a public consultation on the creation of a new special regime for sustainable collective investment instruments. Th...
01/14/2021 Since 2 weeks Read More
Asset owners set and commit to report on 2025 targets to support 2050 net-zero emissions
Thirty-three of the world’s largest investors have committed to setting and reporting on 2025 targets to support the transition to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. The final Net-Zero...
01/11/2021 Since 2 weeks Read More
Chile’s Energy Efficiency Law was approved
The Energy Efficiency Law aims to make rational and efficient use of resources. It covers the three sectors that account for most of the country's energy consumption: transport (37%); industry...
01/05/2021 Since 3 weeks Read More
With support from the IDB Group, BDMG makes its debut on the international sustainable securities market
IDB Invest, a member of the IDB Group, announced the acquisition of a seven-year $50 million sustainable bond issued by Banco de Desenvolvimento de Minas Gerais S.A. (BDMG). The operation cons...
12/23/2020 Since 1 month Read More
IDB Invest and IFC share system to help Latin American financial institutions measure climate impact
IDB Invest, a member of the Inter-American Development Bank Group, and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, have agreed to share the Climate Assessment for Financial Institutions tool or CAF...
12/18/2020 Since 1 month Read More