Post in Financial Institutions
The Digitization of Financial Cooperatives, a Must for Inclusion
The digitization of financial cooperatives, a fundamental component of the financial sector in the region, is accelerating. There are numerous examples of progress, from Ecuador to Jamaica, that provide grounds for optimism.
The Rise of Patient Capital – Capital Markets and Private Credit in LAC
So-called “patient” capital supports the expansion of mid-market enterprises, driving job creation and supporting modernization. It’s now becoming a fixture of private capital investment, which is soaring in the region as investors seek alternatives to the low returns typical of fixed-income assets.
How to Integrate Social Factors into Business Models & Financial Intermediation
Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) factors have evolved from externalities to key components of business models, and integral elements of corporate strategies.
Financial Inclusion in the Pandemic: the Way Forward for Banks & Fintechs
It's clear that the COVID-19 pandemic has driven society to become more digital, to increase the use of electronic devices and to do almost everything online. What can we expect from traditional banking models and Fintech companies in 2021?
First Sustainable Bond in Central America, A Regional Trailblazer
Banco Promerica Costa Rica's first sustainable bond issue in Central America paves the way for the region's financial sector to align itself with the latest trends in international finance and refine the environmental and social impact assessment of its operations.
How the Way Was Paved for Sustainable Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
Latin America and the Caribbean is experiencing an expansion in sustainable investment, greater interest by investors, a wider range of products, and a public sector that is encouraging this investment.