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Climate change risks and opportunities for the financial sector
UNEP FI, the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), CAF, the World Bank's IFC, FINRESP and eco.business Fund, organized a series of webinars on "Climate Change and TCFD: Risks and Opportuniti...
12/14/2020 Since 3 months Read More
Third TCFD Status Report Shows Progress & Highlights Need for Greater Climate-Related Disclosures and Transparency
The TCFD also issues implementation guidance and opens public consultation period to solicit input on forward-looking metrics The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD),...
10/01/2020 Since 5 months Read More
Building Climate Resilience: AT&T’s pioneering approach to tackle Climate Risks
With the growing frequency and severity of extreme weather events, climate change threatens AT&T´s infrastructure and adds hundreds of millions of dollars to the cost of disaster recovery.That...
09/17/2020 Since 6 months Read More
Environmental and Social Policy Framework
The ESPF sets ambitious new standards in several areas and provides IDB’s clients with leading-edge provisions to tackle environmental and social issues. It elevates respect for human rights t...
09/21/2020 Since 5 months Read More
First “taxonomy” created to identify private sector solutions for investing in climate adaptation and resilience
NEW YORK, The Lightsmith Group (“Lightsmith”) today released the ASAP Adaptation Solutions Taxonomy (“ASAP Taxonomy”). This is the first peer-reviewed set of definitions and eligibility criter...
09/10/2020 Since 6 months Read More
New study reveals the status of climate risk management in LAC banks
A survey among 78 financial institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean holding 54% of the total assets managed by the banking sector in the region, revealed that 38% of banks incorporate ...
08/04/2020 Since 7 months Read More
The Development Bank of Minas Gerais (BDMG) is preparing to raise about $100 million in green bonds, with support from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The BDMG presents on Tuesday a framework, document that details the the scope of companies or projects that can be targeted for funding, a preview of the funding itself, which should be releas...
07/27/2020 Since 7 months Read More
BNDES Energy Efficiency Fund will receive a contribution of R$30million from the Procel
Resources reduce the risk of default assumed by lenders FGEnergia should leverage with a guarantee R$ 200 million to projects in the country.
07/22/2020 Since 8 months Read More
What Experiences with Natural Disasters Can Teach about Recovering from the Pandemic
Natural disasters are different from pandemics. They cause death, displacement, and destruction of physical capital, and unlike a pandemic, their effects are brief and confined to the areas af...
07/14/2020 Since 8 months Read More