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How Can the Private Sector Contribute to Gender Issues in Bolivia?
The private sector can help strengthen the recent progress of the Plurinational State of Bolivia on gender issues, as well as complementing the government's efforts for post-pandemic economic recovery and the role of women both in labor participation and through the enterprises they lead.
Driving Mexico’s Sustainable Transition with ESG Bonds
Thematic and sustainability-related bonds are attracting increasing interest from issuers. For the market to continue to develop, a clear understanding of the challenges and, of course, the opportunities they present is important.
Can We Cut Down Food Loss in Agribusiness?
This September 29, International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste, is a chance to reflect on the importance of this problem and of growing food insecurity. Agribusinesses in the region believe that stemming their food loss is a relevant issue and see opportunities to recover food that is currently thrown away.
Inclusion for the LGBTQ+ Community: A Smart Business Decision
Companies that disregard the rights and concerns of the LGBTQ+ community are voluntarily foregoing potential expansion of their business and failing to recruit talent from among a group that includes some of the most qualified people in the region.
Reigniting Women-led Businesses in the Caribbean with Better Access to Finance
New data from the Caribbean shows that high collateral requirements and interest rates are among the top barriers for women-owned and -led businesses looking for financing. Overcoming these hurdles is an important challenge for the Caribbean, especially as firms seek to regain a foothold in a post-pandemic private sector.
A Return to Office without Returning to Same Old Discrimination Patterns
Mass telework has been good for many minority employees who feel less emotional labor while working outside the office. Companies looking to stop minority employees from joining the Great Resignation must ensure that old, often subtle, discrimination patterns are erased.
Four Benefits Brought by Using the Blockchain in Capital Markets
The blockchain brings great benefits for capital markets, as it allows to share a complete and immutable dataset of information creating a more transparent, cheaper, more liquid and easier to monitor market-place for participants to transact and price securities.
Increasing Green Finance Calls for More and Better Impact Reporting
Addressing climate change in the region calls for financial institutions to step up their role in channeling capital towards green investments, including the green transition. It also calls for boosting impact measurement and reporting capacity to avoid green washing.
IDB World: Inflation, Back to School After the Pandemic, Digitized Transportation
We present three select blog posts from the IDB Group discussing inflation, returning to school after the pandemic, and the digital transformation of the transportation industry in Latin America and the Caribbean.