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Sovereign social bond issued by Ecuador with support of IDB provides access to social and public housing
Ecuador issued the world's first Sovereign Social Bond, backed by a guarantee from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The issuance of US$400 million will generate access to decent and ...
02/17/2021 Since 1 week Read More
Climate Bonds Initiative recently published the “2021 Sovereign Green, Social, and Sustainability Bond Survey”
Sovereign green, social, and sustainability (GSS) bonds contribute to strategic government initiatives surrounding climate, catalyzing local green finance markets and attracting new investors....
02/17/2021 Since 1 week Read More
Regional Climate Weeks to Drive Forward Climate Action in 2021 and 2022
The UN Climate Change Secretariat today announced Regional Climate Weeks in 2021 and 2022, key meetings that will help build regional momentum for the annual UN Climate Change Conferences and ...
02/01/2021 Since 4 weeks Read More
First edition of the ‘IKI Interface Colombia’ newsletter
The newsletter highlights important current information about climate change and biodiversity in Colombia and shares updates on activities, publications and events of the International Climate...
02/01/2021 Since 4 weeks Read More
Three socially responsible investment guides open to input from market actors, public sector and multi-lateral bodies in Argentina
The National Securities Commission (CNV) of Argentina made available to the public the Guide for Socially Responsible Investment in the Argentinean Capital Market, the Guide for the Issuance o...
01/28/2021 Since 4 weeks Read More
ECB strengthens its investment in green bonds and creates a climate change division
The European Central Bank (ECB) has decided to use part of its own funds portfolio to invest in the euro-denominated green bond investment fund for central banks (EUR BISIP G2) introduced by t...
01/25/2021 Since 1 month Read More
Chile obtains in international markets historically low rates on green and social bond issuance
In line with the financing plan for 2021 reported in December 2020, the Ministry of Finance issued Treasury bonds in dollars and euros for a total amount of approximately US$ 4.25 billion in J...
01/20/2021 Since 1 month Read More
“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 month 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 1 month Read More