IDB Closes Year with Nearly $20 Billion in New Financing for Latin America & Caribbean

December 17, 2021
Total is second highest in the history of the IDB and IDB Invest and is helping countries address COVID-19, strengthen supply chains, invest in digitalization, build climate-change resilience, reduce gender inequality, and help small companies create jobs. IDB Invest expects to provide $5.5 billion in commitments and a record-breaking $2.8 billion in mobilizations.
2021-12-20

IDB Group announces the finalists for the 2021 Superheroes of Development Initiative

August 17, 2021
The IDB Group announced today the eight finalists for the fourth edition of its Superheroes of Development Award, which recognizes creative and innovative solutions in the execution of development projects financed by the IDB Group in Latin America and the Caribbean.
2021-08-17

The IDB Group achieves EDGE Move Certification

August 04, 2021
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), and its sister organization, IDB Invest, announced today they have received for the third time its EDGE Certification, and have advanced to the next level, EDGE Move. The IDB Group, comprised of IDB, IDB Invest, and IDB Lab, is the first development bank in the Americas and second worldwide to earn EDGE Move, the second level of the prestigious distinction.
2021-08-04

IDB Group launches new edition of Superheroes of Development awards for its clients

May 19, 2021
In its fourth edition, the call for proposals will be virtual and will be open until june 18, 2021. The yearly Superheroes of Development award will once again recognize the executing agencies, borrowers or clients of projects financed by the IDB Group (which includes the Inter-American Development Bank, IDB Invest and IDB Lab) that have successfully addressed different challenges in their implementation.
2021-05-19

IDB Group and Japan Expand Partnership to Support Recovery in Latin America and Caribbean

March 23, 2021
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has expanded its longstanding partnership with the Government of Japan through a partnership amendment signed with the Japanese Ministry of Finance (MOF) and a new Memorandum of Collaboration (MOC) with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The signings reflect reinvigorated commitment from Japan and the IDB Group to cooperate in pursuit of social and economic recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).
2021-03-23

IDB and IDB Invest Gain Board Support on Vision 2025 and Path Toward Capitalization

March 21, 2021
IDB President Mauricio Claver-Carone details “Vision 2025,” as Bank’s agenda focuses on recovery and sustainable growth for region at first Annual Meeting in two years.  Board of Governors approves resolution on recapitalization discussions, supports “Vision 2025.” BARRANQUILLA, Colombia – The Inter-American Development Bank's Board of Governors approved a resolution authorizing the analytic work required to consider a potential capital increase, and overwhelmingly supported the IDB’s “
2021-03-21

IDB Annual Meeting: Authorities, Business Leaders to Discuss Post-COVID Recovery

March 09, 2021
THE MEDIA ACCREDITATION FORM IS AVAILABLE FOR JOURNALISTS The Inter-American Development Bank will hold its Annual Meeting in Barranquilla, Colombia in a virtual format, on March 17-21, with the participation of authorities and leaders from the public and private sectors.
2021-03-09

IDB Lab Launches a Call for Proposals for Venture Capital Funds

February 01, 2021
Proposals should focus on Latin America and the Caribbean IDB Lab, the innovation laboratory of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), is one of the most active venture capital (VC) fund investors in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), having invested in over 90 funds since 1996 and a current portfolio composed of over 50 funds.
2021-02-01

IDB, PepsiCo, and PepsiCo Foundation Expand Partnership to Foster Growth

January 12, 2021
The partnership includes IDB Lab, the IDB’s innovation laboratory, and has been extended through 2026 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), its innovation-focused IDB Lab, PepsiCo, and the PepsiCo Foundation signed today a new memorandum of understanding extending their public-private partnership until 2026 to carry out programs that will drive social and economic growth in Latin America and the Caribbean.
2021-01-12

IDB announces the finalists for the 2020 Superheroes of Development Award

August 14, 2020
The selected finalists are from Brazil, Ecuador, Paraguay, and Suriname.  Today, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced the eight finalists for the third edition of its Superheroes of Development Award, which recognizes the innovative solutions devised and valuable lessons learned by executing agencies/borrowers or clients while implementing development projects in Latin America and the Caribbean, particularly under the exceptional circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-08-14