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Hilen Meirovich

Hilen leads the Climate Change Advisory Services Team at IDB Invest, which she joined in 2017. She is responsible for developing innovative strategies and implementing solutions to reduce the impact of climate change, that include governments and companies of various sectors in countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. She has extensive experience in creating favorable conditions for environmentally-friendly investments and leveraging international climate funds that help channel private investment to the region. She joined the IDB Group in 2009 and specialized in the development and implementation of climate policies. Hilen earned a PhD in philosophy, politics and government and a master’s degree in international economic development from Georgetown University (USA). She also earned a master’s degree in political sciences from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel) and an undergraduate degree in political
sciences from Universidad Católica de Córdoba (Argentina).

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Monos en la selva
Want Global Solutions on Climate? Look at Latin America and the Caribbean

Two unseen takeaways from COP28. One, our region is recognized as a hub of innovation on climate action. And two, the private sector seems more committed than ever to making it happen. 

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Agrophotovoltaics: A Double Opportunity for Latin America and the Caribbean

Agrophotovoltaic production combines crop growing and/or animal husbandry practices underneath ground-mounted solar panels. By generating renewable energy, conserving water and making an efficient use of resources, it can open the way for a low-carbon, climate change-resilient future.

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Innovative Incentives for Early Coal Plant Phase Out: The case of Engie in Chile

An example of how carbon markets can be a useful tool to accelerate the energy transition process in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Life with an Electric Car: the Bright Side of Driving a Giant, Clean Cellphone

Moving away from a regular vehicle to an electric one is not just a matter of changing where you fill up. It’s a complete shift in mentality that helps the environment and brings you to see things in a new way. Think that an electric car is more like a giant cellphone.

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Here’s the New Ecological Alternative to Traditional Textile Fiber, Made in Latin America

Earth Day is a great time to remember that we can’t keep thinking about returns if we don’t consider our planet’s health. So-called "cellulose fiber" is an environmentally-friendly alternative to traditional textile fibers that can help a great deal in that regard.

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Five Years After Paris, Latin America and the Caribbean is an Example for Climate Policies

Although some warned that short-term problems would hide long-term ones under COVID-19, the crisis has highlighted the interrelationship between environmental and social issues. The implementation of the Paris Agreement in the region has become a roadmap for recovery.