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23 Feb 2021

IDB Invest supports the first issuance of a sustainable bond...

IDB Invest, a member of the IDB Group, has structured and subscribed the first private issuance of a sustainable bond in Uruguay. This is a subord...

sustainable bond, uruguay, capital markets, development, SDGs

17 Feb 2021

Financial Inclusion in the Pandemic: the Way Forward for Ban...

Consider banking agents, as they use business models that encourage financial inclusion and have managed to kick-start the digital transformation. The...


12 Feb 2021

IDB Invest and Procaps support the development and sustainab...

IDB Invest, a member of the IDB Group, has provided a senior loan of up to $20 million to Procaps S.A. to support the expansion plan of the Colomb...

health, R&D, research and development, Colombia

11 Feb 2021

More Female Role Models & Fewer Matildas...

What if Einstein had been a woman? What would have happened with his research? Would he have had the same opportunities? Would he have had the place i...


12 Feb 2021

IDB Invest promotes the first liquidity solution to support ...

It can be replicated in other countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, supporting similar liquidity challenges for companies in this secto...

electricity, generators, Chile, finance, tariffs

05 Feb 2021

When It Comes to the Climate, 10 Years Is Nothing...

When I think of our historical moment, this Spanish-language song comes to mind, one that Argentina's Carlos Gardel first sang in 1935, and that many ...


05 Feb 2021

IDB Invest and the Kahai Group promote the development of th...

IDB Invest, a member of the IDB Group, has provided a loan with blended finance resources from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Climate-...

cacay trees, agribusiness, Colombia, reforestation, climate change

29 Jan 2021

IDB World: Videogames, Transportation, Vaccine Watch...

PLAY challenge: Video games are not a game No, video games are not a game. Video games gather 2.3 billion gamers all over the world, 234 million of...

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Global Microscope 2020 The role of financial inclusion  in the Covid-19 response
November 2020
2019 Joint Report on Multilateral Development Banks' Climate Finance
August 2020
Informe Anual 2019
December 2019
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December 2019
Annual Report 2018
December 2018
Annual Report 2012
March 2012
Client Impact DEBrief: Desdelsur
February 2021
Investor Presentation
January 2020
Presentación Para Inversionistas
October 2019
Brochure: IDB Invest Corporate Governance Process
April 2019
Brochure: IDB Invest's Environmental and Social Review Process - The Business Case for Environmental and Social (E&S) Risk Management
January 2019
Crea tu futuro program - Brochure
April 2018
Client Impact DEBrief: Portland Fund II
February 2021
Client Impact DEBrief: Internet para Todos
February 2021
Factsheet: IDB Invest 2020 Blended Finance Investments
February 2021
DEBrief: Productivity Differences among Manufacturing Firms in Latin America and the Caribbean
February 2021
Factsheet: IDB Invest 2018 Blended Finance Investments
November 2020
DEBrief - Fighting Food Waste in the Tourism Sector: Challenges and Opportunities
October 2020
Mobilization of Private Finance (Joint Report, 2019)
January 2021
Analyzing Development Effects of Electrification: A Review of Income, Labor and Educational Outcomes
December 2020
DFI Working Group on Blended Concessional Finance for Private Sector Projects (December 2020 Update)
December 2020
Gender-based Violence and Harassment Prevention: The Role of the Private Sector in Latin America and the Caribbean
December 2020
Virtual Stakeholder Engagement
October 2020
Health Risk Management and Resiliency in Private Sector Projects
October 2020