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Climate changeEnergyEnglishTransport

How can we boost sustainable infrastructure investments?

Evidence is mounting that through the right mix of policies and incentives the world can significantly reduce climate risks while boosting...

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Latin America needs more broadband to capitalize on the data explosion

There are many stories about the origins of chess.  To me, the most colorful is about a king in India who was given a new game consisting...

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EnglishFinancial Institutions

How to attract more private capital to PPPs

As an engine of economic growth and poverty reduction, PPPs are on the rise in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). In the last decade,...

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EnglishFinancial Institutions

How we incentivize social inclusion through Sustainable Infrastructure? The case of Villa 31

Recently I visited the Villa 31 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is a poor and informal neighborhood located at approximately 500 meters from...

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The power of baby wipes to promote breastfeeding

How a US$4 million loan to a baby wipes producer in the Dominican Republic can help address infant health....

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EnergyEnglish

Four countries leading in solar in Latin America and the Caribbean

Nearly half of the global electric power capacity could come from solar energy by 2025, according to McKinsey & Company. Multiple Latin...

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Climate changeEnglishFinancial Institutions

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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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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