ESG due diligence must contend with a slew of challenges. However, inadequately fast-tracking of it runs the risk of short-changing clients from much needed value added and risks negative impacts to stakeholders and the environment. … [Read more...] about ESG: Due Diligence in the Age of Social Distancing
As tourism awaits the reopening of economies, it’s crucial to stay close to industry stakeholders, to understand how they are handling the pandemic and mitigating the impact on the business, employees and the community at large. One thing is clear: no one has the luxury to stand on the sidelines as a spectator. … [Read more...] about Regional Tourism Industry Binds Together to Overcome COVID-19
When discussing value chains and gender, we are talking about an environment in which women-owned provider companies do not have the same access as those led by men. Breaking down this asymmetry would mean a real victory for inclusion and development. … [Read more...] about How Can More Women Business Owners Be Incorporated In Value Chains?
Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals requires the collaboration of governments, the private sector, and civil society. Thematic bonds provide our region with financial and technical knowledge, as well as opportunities to share valuable experiences. … [Read more...] about Thematic Bonds: Essential Tools for Development
With the evolution of agro-industry, competing pressures, opportunities, and new challenges arise leading to a reformulation of the sector’s bases and forms. … [Read more...] about What Imminent Opportunities and Challenges Does Our Region’s Agro-industry Present?