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The Way Forward: Four Lessons for Women’s Economic Empowerment
Based on the IDB Group’s track record with supporting women’s economic empowerment, here are four overarching lessons with a focus on private sector initiatives. Some may seem obvious at first glance, but there are still many institutions, both public and private, that don’t consider women´s particular needs.
IDB World: Caribbean Social Infrastructure, Energy and the Pandemic’s Effect on Inequality
We present three selected IDB Group blog entries, on strengthening the resilience of the social infrastructure of the Caribbean, the energy sector and the pandemic's effects on inequality in the region.
Climate Action Beyond Net Zero Emissions: the Challenge of Adaptation
Climate risks are rising. To limit or avoid climate impacts companies must embed adaptation into their climate strategies and invest in resilience. Adaptation finance and advisory services are key to drive climate resilience in the private sector.
Gender, Regional Trade & Inclusive Growth in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Greater women participation in the labor market and in the business ecosystem should strategically consider technological development and changes in value chains, to achieve a truly sustainable female economic empowerment within the framework of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
IDB World: Government Responses to the Pandemic, Elders and Female Security
We present three selected IDB Group blog entries on the responses of Latin American and Caribbean governments to the pandemic, lessons to be learned from plans for the elderly in France, and women's safety in the region
Gender Equity in Business: How Are We Doing in the Region?
A recent IDB INTAL and IDB Invest study highlights the various problems women are faced with in the labor market. Some of the most important are horizontal and vertical segregation, as well as the gender pay gap in companies in the region.
New Data Shows the Impacts of the Pandemic on Caribbean Businesses
The Caribbean region has been hit particularly hard by the pandemic, with a deeper economic contraction than Latin America as a whole. The impact has been worse for women-owned/led firms and smaller firms, and supply chain disruptions have significantly affected firm performance.
Welcome to the New Hydrogen Economy!
Green hydrogen is the new kid on the block in the renewable energy space. It’s generated through the split of hydrogen from oxygen in water using a renewable source (solar, wind energy or hydropower), causing no emissions from this process.
IDB World: The Enigma of Informal Work during the Pandemic, Desalination & Value Chains
We present three selected IDB Group blog entries, about the enigma of informal work during the pandemic, desalination and value chains involving the U.S.