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Virtual Education: Challenges and Opportunities
Virtual education, in many ways a result of the pandemic, is creating many challenges and opportunities in the region, including the rise of hybrid education models with a face-to-face element. New approaches to student management and monitoring are essential.
Using Climate Finance to Close Gender Gaps in Renewable Energy
Women face hurdles to access jobs in the high-growing renewable energy industry. More than 80% new jobs created by the decarbonization agenda will be in male-dominated sectors. Blended finance solutions are an important tool to incentivize sponsors to take proactive steps to dismantle these barriers to gender equality.
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.
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.
Four Ways to Put the Circular Economy to Work for Your Company
The circular economy is tailor-made to tackle climate change and to shepherd the limited natural resources we depend on. In past years, we have seen a tremendous uptake of this agenda in the region, both in terms of policies and public initiatives as well as private sector action.
In Search of the Elusive International Institutional Investor
Development finance organizations, by themselves, lack the necessary capital to attend the needs of developing countries. Blended finance may be used to help institutional investors mobilize their capital securely and effectively in such countries.
Women, Drivers of the Energy Transition
There is a significant call for more female representation at the top levels of energy companies. But it's not just a matter of adding to equalize shares. It's about ensuring that the female perspective is present throughout the energy sector's value chain.
Life with an Electric Car: the Bright Side of Driving a Giant, Clean Cellphone
Moving away from a regular vehicle to an electric one is not just a matter of changing where you fill up. It’s a complete shift in mentality that helps the environment and brings you to see things in a new way. Think that an electric car is more like a giant cellphone.