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Trending: Markets' Growing Appetite for Sustainability

The investment community in Latin America and the Caribbean longs for two things these days: innovation and thematic bonds. This flourishing interest in environmental, social and governance matters will be critical to financing the construction of a better world.

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Three Reflections on Education

International Education Day (January 24) is a good opportunity to review the current state of education, as well as the opportunities and challenges in this sector for Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Latin America: The Future of Value Chains Smells like Chocolate

Global value chains call for an urgent and profound transformation. With its stark inequalities and unique advantages, Latin America’s cocoa offers an invaluable opportunity to develop future-fit commodities markets.

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Adaptation, Financial Inclusion, Gender, Sustainability, and the Digital Gap: A Recap of 2023

The year concludes with significant challenges, demanding flexible and creative solutions. Fortunately, the private sector is increasingly showing interest in issues aimed at promoting a fairer and more sustainable world. Here's a snapshot of the topics that garnered the most attention in IDB Invest’s corporate blog, Negocios Sostenibles, over the past twelve months.

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New Data Shows What Drives Business Growth in Colombia

Only about a quarter of Colombian companies created in 2017 were still operating in 2022, of which only 6% (4,600) grew. What are the drivers behind businesses that not only survive but thrive? Our new report with Confecámaras starts digging into the data, focusing on growth factors, job creation, and gender gaps.

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Cutting-edge Data for  Agricultural Resilience: Introducing AGRIADAPT

How can agribusinesses proactively navigate the effects of climate change and become more resilient? By unlocking the potential of data.  IDB Invest has created AGRIADAPT, a tool based on cutting-edge agricultural and climate data that provides customized climate vulnerability analysis and adaptation recommendations.