Register Now for the International Forum on BOP Markets in Latin America and Caribbean in June

Monday, May 6, 2013 - 03:00
Connect with 1,000 companies, investors, entrepreneurs, and international experts. II BASE International Forum for the Development of the Markets at the Base of the Pyramid to be held in Colombia, June 6-7. The Inter-American Development Bank is holding its second international conference on business at the base of the pyramid on June 6 and 7 in Medellín, Colombia.

IDB hosts conference May 30-31 on business models for the base of the pyramid

Tuesday, May 29, 2012 - 03:00
Participants include: IDB’s President Moreno, Colombia’s ITC Minister Molano Vega, as well as Visa Latin America VP Ayuso The Inter-American Development Bank’s Opportunities for the Majority Initiative (OMJ) is holding a two-day event at its headquarters in Washington D.C. that will discuss the development of business models that can have an important impact on alleviating poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean.

IDB’s Moreno calls for greater connectivity in the Americas to foster economic development

Thursday, April 12, 2012 - 19:42
Speech during the opening of the CEO Summit in Cartagena, Colombia CARTAGENA, Colombia - Inter-American Development Bank President Luis Alberto Moreno called for greater connectivity in the Americas to support economic and social development. Speaking to an audience made up of heads of state and top executives of many of the Western Hemisphere’s biggest companies, Moreno said that economic recovery in North America depends in great part in the dynamism and prosperity of the South.

IDB fuels impact investing in Latin America

Monday, February 13, 2012 - 03:00
More than $110 million of impact investing resources were mobilized by the IDB over the past 18 months to finance profitable projects that bring about social change Despite stellar economic performance in recent years, Latin America and the Caribbean still have a long way to go to address pressing development needs, such as reducing poverty, improving educational outcomes and enhancing access to reliable health services.

Improving housing conditions in Paraguay

Monday, June 27, 2011 - 03:00
An innovative way of allowing low-income families to afford home improvements

Increased opportunities for higher education

Monday, June 27, 2011 - 03:00
Mexico's FINAE to expand student loan offerings, allowing more low-income students to get degrees and training that will lead to better jobs and brighter futures

IDB to hold its first forum on base of the pyramid in Latin America and the Caribbean

Monday, June 6, 2011 - 03:00
Banco Santander, Dupont, Walmart, Cemex, Visa, Pepsico, and other major institutions and investors to take part in June 27-28 event In June, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will hold its first-ever forum on innovative business models designed to unleash the potential of the 360 million people who make up the social and economic base of the pyramid in Latin America and the Caribbean.

IDB hosts exhibit on innovative design solutions to improve the lives of the poor

Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 03:00
June 6-10 exhibit in Washington, D.C. to feature safe water, Internet and social venture solutions developed with community participation The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is hosting an exhibit on innovative and affordable designs to provide safe water, internet solutions and entrepreneurship opportunities for people living in poverty.

IDB backs base-of-the-pyramid business models in Latin America and the Caribbean

Wednesday, March 9, 2011 - 03:00
Projects aim to boost income and improve quality of life of low-income people with companies, governments and NGOs The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is teaming up with companies, governments and non-governmental organizations in novel projects to generate new business models that provide low-income people in Latin America and the Caribbean with quality goods and services, improved earning opportunities and enhanced living standards.

IDB to discuss base-of-the-pyramid business models in Latin America and the Caribbean

Monday, February 14, 2011 - 03:00
Bank holds workshop in Washington D.C. with high level executives from more than a dozen Latin American companies on offering products and services to low-income populations The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is holding a workshop with several Latin American companies to discuss innovative business models that provide high-quality products and services to low-income populations in the region and improve their quality of life.