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How to achieve women’s financial inclusion: The role of financial intermediaries and strong sex-disaggregated data

In light of the number of initiatives developed in Latin America and the Caribbean to help increase the availability and use of...

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The gender equality imperative in the workplace

Gender equality is paramount for increased inclusion as well as business profitability arising from their increased labor force...

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Transparency is good for business

One out of three Latin Americans acknowledges having paid at least one bribe in exchange for some type of benefit related to public...

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EnglishFinancial Institutions

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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Corporate governance: A pathway to sustainability strategy

Why does good corporate governance matter so much for sustainability and development?  Today’s business environment is global and...

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How men and women sharing the workload can promote regional growth

Women do more unpaid work than men, with significant consequences for the economy. From India to Denmark, the pattern is the same. While...

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Wildlife corridors: Saving lives, biodiversity and money

Latin America and the Caribbean count for 40% of the world’s biodiversity. However, the region has lost a big part of its natural capital...

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Development Effectiveness: Adding Value beyond Financing

A new private sector In his recent annual letter to CEOs, Larry Fink, the founder and CEO of the investment firm BlackRock, called on...

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Supporting sustainable palm oil in Latin America and the Caribbean

African palm oil accounts for the bulk of vegetable oil sales in the world, and it is estimated that demand for this oil will grow...

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Development ImpactEnglish

How to support business productivity: three lessons learned in Brazil

Increased productivity is considered the only sustainable model for improving living conditions over the long term: it reduces the use of...

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