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Impact management in action: takeaways for the private sector

As the impact investing industry continues to grow – doubling from US$114 billion in assets under management in 2016 to US$228 billion in...

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Development ImpactEnglish

Unleashing certainty: The catalytic effects of the Panama Canal expansion

Over two years ago citizens of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, a decision which has been playing out on the global...

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Development ImpactEnglish

Why is additionality key for private sector development finance?

To meet the ambitious targets laid out by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), it is necessary to accelerate collective action,...

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Better PPPs: Are today’s PPP models more sustainable?

There is a renewed interest for Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) in the water and sanitation (W&S) sector in the Latin American and...

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Development ImpactEnglish

Can your trip to the beach help reduce poverty?

As summer comes to an end in the Northern Hemisphere, many of us have been asking and answering the same question: how was your vacation?...

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Development ImpactEnglishFinancial Institutions

How can character count toward identifying good credit clients?

The financing gap for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Latin America and the Caribbean was estimated at $1.2 trillion...

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Business tackling gender violence: An economic imperative

The private sector has a moral obligation to set the goal of eradicating violence against women. However, this is also an economic...

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EnergyEnglish

Solar energy: The revolution spurring development in Honduras

When Invema plant, the main plastic recycler in Honduras starts operating, a success formula resonates. It is one of the commercial...

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Development ImpactEnglish

Why is mobile broadband quality so important for development?

Latin America and the Caribbean is a region of contrasts. Almost everyone has a cell phone, as evidenced by the exponential increase in...

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AgribusinessEnglish

Sustainability boosts agribusinesses

The gap between companies that do only what is essential in managing sustainability versus those who are already capturing its benefits...

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