IDB facilitates investments in shared value by Latin American and Caribbean companies

Friday, October 25, 2013 - 03:00
Inter-American Development Bank and Nestlé co-host creating Shared Value Global Forum 2013 in Cartagena The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has allocated $750,000 to support clients from its private-sector portfolio in implementing initiatives to create shared value. A company creates shared value when it addresses economic and social problems in a community, not only making itself more competitive, but creating benefits for workers and their families.

IDB and UNOPS to collaborate on procurement, infrastructure and project management in Central America and the Dominican Republic

Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 03:00
Combined institutional expertise will promote best practices and innovation in development projects The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) have signed an agreement to promote and support the public and private sector work in sustainable procurement, infrastructure, and project management in Central America and the Dominican Republic.

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 awards prizes to social innovation projects for inclusion of persons with disabilities

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 19:54
Proposals from Chile, Colombia and Ecuador selected through crowdsourcing and expert evaluations The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) today announced the winners of three competitions organized by its Innovation Lab (I-LAB) for social innovation projects designed to promote the economic inclusion of persons with disabilities in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Regional Event on Public-Private Partnerships Opens in Cartagena, Colombia

Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 03:00
PPPAmericas Conference focuses on public private partnerships (PPP) potential as a tool for development. Follow the livestream at www.pppamericas.org Business and government leaders from around Latin America gathered to examine innovations in using PPPs as a tool for development and economic growth in the region.  In recent years, Latin America and the Caribbean have experienced increasing interest in using PPPs as a tool to attract private sector investment.  

Register now for leading regional conference on Public-Private Partnerships PPPAmericas

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 03:00
PPPAmericas will take place February 14-16, 2013 in Cartagena, Colombia Registration is now open for fourth edition of PPPAmericas, the leading conference about public-private partnerships for Latin America and the Caribbean, that will take place in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, from Feb. 14-16. PPPAmericas 2013 will focus on New Frontiers and Actors in Public Private Partnerships (PPPs).

Institutions from the Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Colombia and Peru Win the Inter-American Awards for Microenterprise Development

Monday, September 24, 2012 - 03:00
Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart and IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno to honor winners during the Foromic in Barbados, 1-3 October

Colombia-Singapore to launch collaboration on travel demand management for Bogota with IDB support

Thursday, May 24, 2012 - 20:09
BOGOTÁ, Colombia - A partnership agreement between Colombia and Singapore on travel demand management for Bogotá was announced in Bogotá. Under the scope of the collaboration, Singapore will provide technical assistance and transfer of best practices to the city of Bogotá in the area of smart congestion management practices and technology for transport infrastructure. 

Heads of state, business leaders to attend first CEO Summit of the Americas

Monday, April 2, 2012 - 03:00
Heads of state and hundreds of business leaders will meet at the first CEO Summit of the Americas April 13–14 in Cartagena, Colombia to discuss globalization, infrastructure, human capital and other key economic issues. The scope and level of participation make it an unprecedented opportunity for a public-private exchange. 

IDB announces winners of its beyondBanking awards

Thursday, March 15, 2012 - 03:00
Participate in Twitter using #IDBmtg Institutions from Bolivia, Brazil, Guatemala, Mexico and Paraguay recognized for their contributions to sustainable banking MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) today announced the winners of its beyondBanking awards, which recognize outstanding contributions by financial intermediaries to sustainable banking in Latin America and the Caribbean.