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Three Trends in Sustainable Finance across LAC

2017 could be another record year for green investment products as the issuance of green bonds globally is forecast to rise to $206...

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Climate changeEnergyEnglish

Four reasons why the Caribbean private sector must invest in renewables

In the Caribbean, the year-round sunshine and extremely favorable insolation levels have not been enough to spur significant investments in...

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AgribusinessEnglishFinancial Institutions

How fintech can help banks tackle deforestation

Big data and geospatial technology are making it easier for banks to decrease risk when financing projects with potential environmental...

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Empower women and investors will follow

Gender equality is no longer a choice for companies. It is not only about fairness, but about business success. For investors, this has...

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Three ways banks can attract more women customers

Narrowing the global gender gap could add $12 trillion in annual global gross domestic product by 2025. In Latin America and the Caribbean,...

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AgribusinessEnglish

Soy: Paraguay’s “Green Gold”

This is the story of a small seed from Asia that has transformed the economy of a country in the heart of South America. Soy, a legume...

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AgribusinessEnglishTransport

Wildlife Corridors: Saving Lives and Money

According to the World Health Organization, 1.25 million people perish every year as a result of traffic accidents. With 23 road deaths for...

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AgribusinessEnglish

Can the private sector feed the world?

To feed the world by 2050, global food production must increase 60 percent on as little as 12 percent more arable land. This will require...

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Three trends to impact business in 2017

The year 2016 marked a time of new beginnings, rapid changes and uncertainty. This is especially true in Latin America and the...

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Climate changeEnglish

Green infrastructure: protect your oceanfront with a coral reef

Hurricane Matthew just swept across the Caribbean, leaving behind destruction and crumbled infrastructure. In Haiti, impassable roads and...

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