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Paula Peláez

Paula Peláez es jefa de PyME (pequeñas y medianas empresas) y negocios sostenibles de BID Invest. Ha sido jefa en Business Call To Action (BCtA), plataforma del PNUD para incentivar modelos negocios innovadores entre empresas del sector privado que incorporen retorno en la inversión con impacto en el desarrollo. Ha sido gerente de programa en CARE Canadá y gerente de servicios de asesoría en la consultora BSR (Business for Social Responsability) de San Francisco, California. Tiene una maestría en estudios medioambientales y desarrollo sostenible por York University y grado de ingeniería industrial por la Universidad de Los Andes.

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The Digitization of Financial Cooperatives, a Must for Inclusion

The digitization of financial cooperatives, a fundamental component of the financial sector in the region, is accelerating. There are numerous examples of progress, from Ecuador to Jamaica, that provide grounds for optimism.

Three Ways to Support the Resilience of MSMEs to Overcome COVID-19
Three Ways to Support the Resilience of MSMEs to Overcome COVID-19

For MSMEs, the response to COVID-19 requires not only ensuring their survival in the short term, it also requires evaluating possible scenarios to align recovery efforts. For this, it is essential to strengthen their resilience.

The Case for Unlocking the Circular Economy in Latin America and the Caribbean
The Case for Unlocking the Circular Economy in Latin America and the Caribbean

Circular economy (CE) presents an opportunity for an inclusive and resource-smart future. It is also a chance for Latin America and the Caribbean to depart from an incremental into a transformative change.

How to Make the Sustainable Development Goals More Meaningful for the Private Sector
How to Make the Sustainable Development Goals More Meaningful for the Private Sector

After IDB Invest’s Sustainability Week 2019 in June, we distilled some key takeaways for the private sector on the Sustainable Development Goals. Here’s what we found.

4 Ways to Propel Tech SMEs and Internet of Things in Our Region
4 Ways to Propel Tech SMEs and Internet of Things in Our Region

Tech Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) have a significant role to play in the IoT value chain by designing, integrating and adapting IoT solutions that respond to the realities, ecosystem and needs of the region.