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Denesh Baboolal

Denesh Baboolal is a Development Effectiveness Officer in the Development Effectiveness Division stationed in the Jamaica Hub. He works on transactions in the Small and Island (S&I) Countries, ensuring that IDB Invest operations promote social and economic benefits. Denesh has also worked as an Operations Consultant in the Country Office of Trinidad and Tobago, the Gender Diversity Division and IDB Lab. He has a degree and master’s in economics from the University of West Indies, St. Augustine Campus.

Posts by Denesh Baboolal

Una playa en el Caribe
Green Tourism in the Caribbean Makes Business Sense: LEED and EDGE can Make it Happen

Green building certifications play a crucial role in reducing emissions by encouraging and recognizing sustainable practices in the construction and operation of buildings. Combining technical assistance and blended finance can further promote the sharing of knowledge and best practices, in addition to providing incentives to ramp up climate action.

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.