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How to Promote Energy Efficiency in the Private Sector
Energy efficiency is critical for Latin America and the Caribbean, historically characterized by high energy consumption and low productivity. Lessons learned from promoting energy efficiency practices among firms can help guide strategies moving forward.
Inclusive Growth for all, Including Diverse Populations
Ethnic, people with disabilities, the LGBTQ+ population and women make up most of the residents in Latin America and the Caribbean, but still face barriers to access formal employment. Leaving this population behind is preventing Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) to reach its full potential.
Coming Soon: Zero-Carbon Affordable Housing
Homes with high energy efficiency have traditionally been perceived as luxuries that only some in developed countries can afford. That’s no longer the case, as affordable zero-carbon housing that contributes to the fight against climate change will soon be available in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Regulators & Companies Reshaping Sustainability: Which Comes First, the Chicken or the Egg?
Some companies are still expecting that regulators come up with sustainability guidelines, but others are moving fast, making a valuable contribution to a cleaner future, and reaping the benefits: new business opportunities, more stakeholder engagement and contributions to their country commitments.
Latin America at a Crossroads
Latin America and the Caribbean now faces a crossroads where we must work to optimize the many opportunities to build a different and better world.
Advancing Gender Equality with Incentives that Work
The challenges faced by the financial sector to convert more women into clients can be addressed by combining well-designed incentives and advisory services.
Five Steps to Develop an Effective Gender, Diversity & Inclusion Strategy
Many companies in the region come up with excellent gender, diversity and inclusion initiatives but don't have an adequate strategy, or they have the strategy but still lack the initiatives to implement it. Here are five steps that companies can take to make it all fit together.
IDB World: Electronic Commerce, Ecological Forests, Regional Remittances
We present three selected blog posts from the IDB Group, on international e-commerce, the importance of forests as providers of ecosystem services, and cross-border capital transfers during the pandemic.
Green Consciousness & Tax Incentives are Driving E-Mobility in Trinidad and Tobago
Growing consciousness about climate change and tax incentives are a winning combination to advance the shift towards electric vehicles in Trinidad & Tobago