Costa Rica hosts IDB’s Regional Policy Dialogue on Environmental Permitting and Compliance

Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 11:47
Escazú, Costa Rica – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), through its Environmental and Social Safeguards Unit, June 18-20 will hold the VII Regional Policy Dialogue (RPD) to help Latin American environmental agencies strengthen their environmental permitting and compliance systems.

Multilateral Development Banks to meet in Washington, D.C. April 22 for the Global Infrastructure Forum 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 03:00
Harnessing public and private resources to deliver inclusive, sustainable infrastructure worldwide Increasing access to, and enhancing the quality of, basic infrastructure services remains a critical challenge, especially in developing countries.

Emsula launches innovative solar power project financed by the IDB

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 03:00
Event inaugurated by the President of Honduras Juan Orlando Hernández On March 20, Embotelladora de Sula S.A. (Emsula) of the Corinsa Group inaugurated the largest photovoltaic rooftop solar system in Latin America in its facilities, located in San Pedro Sula, Honduras.This project was financed with support from the IDB and will contribute 3MW to a facility that bottles soft drinks, juices and purified water for various companies, including Pepsi, Gatorade and Lipton Tea.

Latin American and Caribbean Carbon Forum to Show the Way on Climate Action

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 13:56
The VIII Latin American and Caribbean Carbon Forum (LACCF) will be held on September 3 to 5 at the Compensar Convention Center in Bogota, Colombia. This edition will feature the latest progress on international, regional and country-specific climate change adaptation and mitigation opportunities, and discuss topics such as climate finance and policy options, including the need to put a price on carbon and the roles played by the public and the private sectors for concerted climate change action. 

IDB signs joint statement of Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 17:46
MEXICO CITY, Mexico – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has signed a joint statement, along with other multilateral institutions, governments, private sector entities and civil society organizations, aimed at pursuing inclusive and sustainable development worldwide.

IDB approves green line for key financial institution in Brazil

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 03:00
Loans of up to $125 million to expand access to credit for green projects The IDB approved a Green Line Partnership with Banco Pine S.A. in Brazil to expand access to financing for environmentally sustainable projects, particularly biofuels and renewable energy projects. The IDB will provide an unsecured A/B loan of approximately $125 million to Banco Pine for working capital and long-term loans in these sectors, and to finance capital expenditures.

IDB Sustainability Roundtable on Integrated Water Resources Management in Latin America and the Caribbean

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 13:58
Water intersects every aspect of development—from supply and sanitation to biodiversity, agriculture and food security, energy and ecosystems. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is inviting leading experts as they discuss the future of integrated water resources management in Latin America and the Caribbean. Upmanu Lall, Director of the Columbia Water Center at Columbia University in New York, will initiate the roundtable discussion.

Multilateral Development Institutions Support a Robust Vision for Sustainable Development in Post-2015

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 03:00
The leaders of seven multilateral organizations have issued a joint appeal for global support of a report issued by a high-level UN panel that calls for ending extreme poverty and promoting sustainable development.

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 announces Infrastructure 360º Awards program

Monday, May 6, 2013 - 03:00
Awards—an initiative in coordination with Harvard University—will recognize outstanding sustainability practices in infrastructure investments in Latin America and the Caribbean