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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 11 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 12 months Read More
Mexico’s central bank, UNEP and UNDP call on financial sector to plan for environmental risks
Mexico City - Today, Banco de México and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), presented the report "Climate and...
05/21/2020 Since 12 months Read More
How can green bonds help to build resilience after COVID-19?
The coronavirus crisis is severely testing the resilience of Latin America and the Caribbean economies and health care systems. At the same time, LAC is extremely vulnerable to climate risks a...
05/18/2020 Since 12 months Read More
South Korea to implement Green New Deal after ruling party election win
Seoul is to set a 2050 net-zero emissions goal and end coal financing, after the Democratic Party’s victory in one of the world’s first Covid-19 elections. South Korea is on track to set a ...
04/19/2020 Since 1 year Read More
Green Climate Fund Press Release. “Responding to the impacts of the COVID-19 global pandemic: Interlinkages between people, planet and prosperity”
On April 10, the Green Climate Fund (GCF) released a press release reporting that it is committed to ensuring that the world that emerges from the pandemic is one that is more aligned on a cli...
04/19/2020 Since 1 year Read More
The 2019 Corporate Sustainability Latin America Progress Report reflects the regional progress in this area
The 2019 Latin America Progress Report, prepared by RobecoSAM, presents the results of the Corporate Sustainability Assessment to 2019. The report highlights the most significant strengths and...
04/07/2020 Since 1 year Read More