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Sustainable Finance: What can the financial sector do to better manage environmental and social risks?

In January 2018, Larry Fink, the CEO of BlackRock published an open letter to the CEOs of publicly traded companies. His message was clear,...

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What is a B-bond?

With a nearly $200 billion a year financing gap, it is virtually impossible for the development banks in Latin America and the Caribbean to...

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The issues that marked the private sector in 2017

For the private sector, 2017 was a year marked by major changes and a call to prepare for the future. From the damages done by natural...

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Mining Bitcoin in Latin America: opportunities … and dangers!

The discovery of the first gold nuggets in General Sutter’s sawmill became a true “gold rush” in the United States. In the mid-19th...

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What have we learned after a decade of public-private partnerships in Latin America and the Caribbean?

Until the end of 1990, Latin America and the Caribbean was the region with the greatest proliferation of public-private partnerships...

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Financing value chains: A need for speed

The technological revolution has come to stay in finance, bringing with it a transformation in how small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in...

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Three ways banks can attract millennials

71% of the millennials in the United States would rather go to the dentist than listen to what banks are saying, according to the...

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Blockchain: Democratizing finance

Fourteen million small agricultural producers in Latin America and the Caribbean are exposed to climate change with repercussions on land...

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What can Messi, Neymar and Suarez tell us about banks and fintech companies?

On May 26, 2013, a tweet from FC Barcelona confirmed that the 21-year-old Brazilian striker Neymar Jr. had accepted a multi-million dollar...

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Can banks serve the Women’s Market without sidelining men?

If a bank makes targeted efforts to better serve women customers, does this necessarily mean men are shortchanged? Global experts at...

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