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Latin America & the Caribbean Has a Truck Problem, But the Solution is on its Way
The region's trucking industry is gigantic, and inefficient, with shippers struggling to find available trucks and carriers struggling with driver security and limited working capital. The potential for tech disruption is clear, and startups are filling the void with online marketplaces.
How the 2030 Agenda Can Help Us Tackle the COVID-19 Crisis
The economic recovery this time around will have to be different, centered on environmental and social sustainability. It must steer us toward a low-carbon economy that is resilient to the effects of climate change and does not leave anyone behind.
Five Posts to Recap 2019 Ahead of 2020
We’ve selected five articles from the Negocios Sostenibles (Sustainable Business) blog to form a picture of the innovation and challenges that took place this past year. Together, they provide a general viewpoint for 2020 as we begin the year ahead.
Six LatinFinance 2019 Awards Recognizing IDB Invest's Efforts
LatinFinance magazine has selected six IDB Invest projects among the year's best, lauding the organization’s commitment with the private sector in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Here’s one example of how Big Data helps transportation in our region
Waze helps us navigate traffic and save precious time. In partnership with the IDB Group, it’s also helping to measure the impact of transport projects and solve related challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Latin-America and the Caribbean are surfing the ride-hailing wave
Remember what trying to get a cab used to be like? Not long ago, you would have to step into the street, wave your arm in hopes of being noticed and sometimes wrestle another would-be passenger for the coveted spot. And that was only the beginning. At times, cab drivers took you down the “tourist route,” or simply got lost finding their way. At pay time, it was a matter of luck for you to have cash or for a driver to have change.