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IDB World: Citizen Urbanism, Teleworking with Gender Lenses, Glaciers & Sustainability
We are featuring three blog posts from the IDB Group on citizen urbanism, teleworking with a gender lens, and glaciers and sustainability.
IDB World: Bio-businesses in Amazonia, Migrants, The New Office
We present three blog posts from the IDB Group on biobusinesses in the Amazon, migration in the region, and the new post-Covid office.
How Can Sustainability Teams Co-Create Shared Value with Indigenous Peoples?
To achieve development with identity and create value for indigenous peoples and the private sector, sustainability specialists in companies can access tools that facilitate co-creation and ensure that their business model and/or productive initiatives respect indigenous identity and create shared value for all involved.
Developing a Common Language to Drive Circular Financing at Scale
The concept of circular economy has gained significant strength in recent years given its sustainable approach to promote the transition to models with practices that generate economic development without harming the environment and rather seek its regeneration. However, its application in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) still presents many challenges and in some cases it tends to go unnoticed.
Women of Afro-Descendance: Untapped Talent and Market for the Private Sector
The IDB Group recently launched two toolkits to support the rise of afro-descendant women in the private sector in the region.
Reaping the Benefits of Subordinated Bonds: The Case of Banco de Bogotá
Subordinated bonds can extend financing to the real sector and priority segments, such as small- and medium-sized enterprises, women entrepreneurs, and green projects that contribute to climate change mitigation and adaptation.
IDB World: Alleviating the Credit Crunch, Helping the Galapagos, Electrifying Transportation
We present three blog posts from the IDB Group on methods to alleviate the credit crisis among SMEs, helping the energy transition in the Galapagos Islands, and the electrification of transport.
LGBTQ+ Inclusion in the Workplace: A Business Imperative for Latin American and the Caribbean
The inclusion of the LGBTQ+ community in the business environment is imperative to improve staff retention, employee satisfaction, and productivity.
Leveraging the Private Sector to Unlock the Caribbean’s Most Precious Resource
The Caribbean’s reliance on oceans, often the biggest avenue of transportation and the main source of local employment, presents a clear economic opportunity, particularly for the private sector.