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 9 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 9 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 9 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 9 months Read More
Ministers from around the world gather to address the world’s energy and climate challenges
On July 9, 40 Ministers took part in the International Energy Agency’s first Clean Energy Transitions Summit, discussing how to bring about a sustainable and resilient recovery from the Covid-...
07/13/2020 Since 9 months Read More
Gender Gaps in the Time of Covid-19
Over the last 30 years, women have made significant gains in Latin America and the Caribbean. Maternal deaths in childbirth have dropped by more than half, young women are slightly more educat...
06/29/2020 Since 10 months Read More
Deputy Managing Director Zhang Speech: Climate Change: From Awareness to Action
Delphi Economic Forum V: “The Day After” June 9, 2020 I was looking forward to attending the Delphi Forum in March before our world got turned upside down. But I am very pleased to be invi...
06/09/2020 Since 11 months Read More
Brazil launches green bond program for railways
The program is the first green bond program for transport in Latin America. According to a statement by Brazil’s Infrastructure Ministry, initially, under this program, three railways, whic...
06/09/2020 Since 11 months Read More
Implications of COVID-19 for the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Agreement
The United Nations has declared that the world is facing a global health crisis unlike any in the 75-year history of the United Nations — one that is killing people, spreading human suffering,...
05/26/2020 Since 11 months Read More