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Why Thematic Bonds May Be a Hit in Latin America & Caribbean

Equities have traditionally dominated the market for ESG investing, but green, social and sustainable bonds, commonly called thematic bonds, are the hot new thing. Latin America and the Caribbean is uniquely positioned to benefit from this new type of investment.

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Five Things to Know about Blue Bonds

Blue bonds are emerging as a new asset class that helps to solve water-related challenges, create sustainable ocean business opportunities, and signal responsible ocean stewardship. An IDB Invest and UN Global Compact report looks into this unique way to mobilize capital.

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Stephanie Oueda: “Equality & Diversity Must Be Lived. To Serve the Region, We Must Be the Region”

In an interview with the Negocios Sostenibles blog, the head of diversity and gender at IDB Invest explains the relevance of multilateral institutions in promoting gender equality and inclusion, the part the private sector plays in this and the importance of teaching by example.

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ESG Factors (2): How Emerging Markets Can Benefit

Disclosure and transparency on the management of ESG factors provides companies with added value, as many investors are building investment portfolios with ESG factors where only companies that meet certain criteria are eligible.

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Thematic Bonds Are Driving a Sustainable Economic Recovery

It comes down to this: the only way to recover from the pandemic is through sustainable development. Thematic bonds can be green, social or sustainable (a combination of green and social projects).

How to Leverage Green, Social and Sustainable Bonds in Our Region?
How to Leverage Green, Social and Sustainable Bonds in Our Region?

Multilateral development banks are playing a major role in the creation and expansion of a green, social and sustainable bond market, known as thematic bonds, in Latin America and the Caribbean. What should investors and clients expect from them?