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How Will the Rise of Miami as a Global Tech Hub Impact Latin America & the Caribbean?
Foreign-born founders, including many Latinx, account for around 40% of entrepreneurs in Miami, as South Florida evolves from a “stepping-stone” in and out of Latin America and the Caribbean, becoming a tech hub for the region.
Sustainability in Agribusiness (2): Cultivating Good Governance Practices
A solid corporate governance framework in agribusinesses helps with productivity, technology, regulations, product traceability, and other key elements. Well-delineated roles for family members and a qualified board help cultivate long-term strategies in the sector.
IDB World: Citizens Against Corruption, Green Hydrogen, Air Transport
We present three selected IDB Group blog entries, on citizen control in the fight against corruption in Peru, green hydrogen and the importance of air freight transport in Latin America and the Caribbean
Sustainability in Agribusiness (1): How to Add Value Using Tech & Inclusion
We have a unique opportunity that many other regions of the planet have not had, to drive the latest technological revolution in agribusiness with environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) factors, and further increase profitability in a sustainable and inclusive way.
Pharma Is Helping Us See the Light at the End of the COVID-19 Tunnel
Currently, the top priority in Latin America and the Caribbean is the massive vaccination campaigns. However, we cannot ignore the fact that we need to increase our support to the pharmaceutical sector, which ultimately is the one showing us the light at the end of the tunnel.
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.
More Protection for More Equality
While International Women’s Day allowed for reflection on progress towards gender equality, it is also an opportunity to discuss the alarming rates of gender-based violence in Latin America and the Caribbean, aggravated by the pandemic. The private sector has an important role in evaluating and addressing risks of gender-based violence, which is paramount to achieving equality.
Let’s Not Lose This Window of Opportunity for Latin America and the Caribbean
The pandemic has devastated Latin America and the Caribbean, putting a strain on government finances, leaving the private sector in a leading position for the recovery. But we cannot forget the bigger picture: building a more inclusive and sustainable region.
Beyond Words: Success Stories with Gender Impact in IDB Invest Projects
Six months after the launch of one of the first loan programs linked to results and entrepreneur training in Central America, companies owned and led by women are already reporting new access to financing via BAC Credomatic El Salvador.