Access to financing is a key factor for companies in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) in order to minimize the impact of COVID-19 and maximize their resilience against the derived macroeconomic shocks. Well-functioning capital markets allow firms to get through difficult times. … [Read more...] about How Can Debt Capital Markets Help Companies Survive the COVID-19 Crisis?
The economic recovery this time around will have to be different, centered on environmental and social sustainability. It must steer us toward a low-carbon economy that is resilient to the effects of climate change and does not leave anyone behind. … [Read more...] about How the 2030 Agenda Can Help Us Tackle the COVID-19 Crisis
This is one of the few moments in history when no individual or institution can stand on the sidelines. Let’s use this collective motion to push ourselves to innovate. … [Read more...] about How the COVID-19 Crisis Can Change the Private Sector for the Better
Read this article in Spanish or Portuguese. Life as we know it has changed drastically and seemingly overnight as a result of the coronavirus. Measures are being taken to slow the exponential rise of infections and reduce pressure on the capacity of health systems to care for the sick. In the past few weeks, many countries have ramped up efforts to adopt social distancing … [Read more...] about Coronavirus Impact Dashboard: The Effects of Social Distancing Measures
Multilateral development banks are playing a major role in the creation and expansion of a green, social and sustainable bond market, known as thematic bonds, in Latin America and the Caribbean. What should investors and clients expect from them? … [Read more...] about How to Leverage Green, Social and Sustainable Bonds in Our Region?