Financial Institutions

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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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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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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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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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How Argentina can attract the private sector

This week I had the opportunity to participate in the Argentina Business and Investment Forum in Buenos Aires. The world has been watching...

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Five Fintechs Disrupting MSME Finance

Big data is changing everything from the way we shop to how we travel. Financial technology companies (fintechs) are now following in the...

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Why does the private sector need capital markets?

Across emerging markets, access to finance is one of the largest barriers to success for private enterprises. Business leaders cite...

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Three ways to strengthen financing for private companies in the Caribbean

Growing up in The Bahamas, I remember my grandmother’s asue. There weren’t any banks where she lived on the island of Inagua, and even...

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The region is evolving. So are we.

We are witnessing the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the theme at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos. It represents the digital...

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