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Building Sustainable Value Chains to Ensure Sustainable Growth
Covid-19 disruptions, aggravated by the ongoing environmental crisis, have put value chains in the international spotlight, drawing public and private sector’s attention to the need of stronger value chain security and a stronger focus on sustainability. ESG performance has become a central part of this discussion, as the world strives to building more secure and sustainable value chains.
Using Incentives and Nudges to Help Companies in Latin America & the Caribbean
Donor funds can be combined with equity investments to create incentives and nudges for corporate management teams, to achieve a particular outcome that is good for society or the planet, and hopefully both.
Climate Action, the Domino Effect of the UN's Key Development Goal
Sustainable Development Goal 13, Climate Action, is a cornerstone for the rest of the goals. It is the single piece that, once set in motion, makes the other dominoes fall.
Can Korea's Digital Transformation Be Applied to Latin America and the Caribbean?
Korea's digital transformation has been effective in responding to the pandemic and helping sustain economic and social development. Korea’s experiences regarding digital transformation provide insights for Latin America and the Caribbean.
Sustainability-Linked Bonds Come With Great Perks for Businesses
Sustainability-linked bonds have key perks for issuers including ensuring the walk-the-talk of sustainability and corporate strategies; use of funds for general corporate purposes; investor attraction and diversification; potential ‘greenium’, and others.
Five Challenges for Infrastructure Financing with Private Involvement
PPPs in Latin America & the Caribbean may face challenges related to the depth of financial markets, the incentives and mechanisms for investor diversification, the environment for private investment, and underlying project and contract structures.
Climate Change is Also a Health Issue
Climate change is affecting a number of environmental and social aspects that have direct and indirect impacts on human health. Understanding these impacts can be critical to achieving the objectives of the Paris Agreement.
Electric Buses Roll Out Challenges and Opportunities for Latin America and the Caribbean
Policy makers are aware of the importance of cutting down on CO2, manufacturers are rolling over new electric buses and private sector investors have appetite to invest in this sector, as demonstrated by recent tenders in Bogotá and Santiago. But there are still road-blocks ahead of a massive roll-out of electric buses.
Climate Shareholders: Corporate Climate Action using Blended Finance in Equity Investments
Blended finance in equity investments can not only offer preferred returns to commercial investors, making deals in developing markets more attractive for them, but also bring to the decision-making table corporate climate action as a priority for companies of all sizes.