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IDB World: Inflation, Back to School After the Pandemic, Digitized Transportation
We present three select blog posts from the IDB Group discussing inflation, returning to school after the pandemic, and the digital transformation of the transportation industry in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Leveraging the Sustainable Fund Ecosystem in Latin America & the Caribbean
The ecosystem growing around sustainable funds offers a source of financing for companies in the region, which may help international and local investors to develop their own sustainability agenda with transactions classified as impact investments in their portfolios.
How Power Batteries Can Accelerate Decarbonization
There can be no global shift to renewable energy without better storage technology. New solutions such as Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) are emerging in the region to help build the business case for coupling this technology with renewables.
IDB World: COVID-19, Violence Against the LGBTIQ+ Community, Bicycles
We present three selected IDB Group blog posts on the effect of COVID-19 on children in the region, the use of courts to end violence against the LGBTIQ+ community, and the group's commitment to cycling infrastructure.
Early Warning: How to Find Financial & Non-Financial Signs of Credit Deterioration
While looking for signs of credit deterioration, traditional financial risk analysis needs to be conducted in depth and integrated with a thorough understanding of the non-financial issues that any company or project faces.
Plastics and Sustainability... An Unlikely Partnership
While sustainability and plastics may seem like opposing concepts, a company’s experience in Haiti shows that they are indeed complementary, as long as recycling and cleaner production are part of the equation.
Boosting Exports While Reducing Carbon Emissions
In addition to offering various tax, customs, regulatory and other incentives for investors, free zones and industrial parks in Latin America and the Caribbean are increasingly adding another benefit to the mix: a reduced carbon footprint through self-supplied renewable energy for production.
Transforming a Region with Internet for All
The best example of the private sector’s role in advancing digital transformation in Latin America and the Caribbean is the Internet for All (Internet para Todos-IPT) project. It has given access to 4G Internet to more than 2.2 million people and over 12,500 rural communities in Peru over the last three years.
Financial Inclusion with a Sustainable Focus
Success stories of sustainable banking services pave the way for possible competitors and new players in the financial sector. There are few bigger success stories than Banco Familiar’s in Paraguay.