To unleash investments, Brazil’s billionaire infrastructure gap needs more than one strategic player providing innovative solutions. … [Read more...] about How Can Development Finance Institutions Help Unleash Brazil’s Investment Potential in Infrastructure?
Within weeks of the Brazil Investment Forum, the development of the economy of South America’s colossus presents numerous challenges and opportunities. A major one is how to continue providing incentives for private sector investment in infrastructure to bridge the country’s funding gap. Synergies among development entities open up new and interesting opportunities for this … [Read more...] about Brazil: Infrastructure Challenges and Opportunities
Latin America and the Caribbean count for 40% of the world’s biodiversity. However, the region has lost a big part of its natural capital during the past decades. For that reason, the IDB, in partnership with the Global Environmental Fund (GEF), recognizes the importance of taking action to support countries and private sector companies in the region to manage their natural … [Read more...] about Wildlife corridors: Saving lives, biodiversity and money
Increased productivity is considered the only sustainable model for improving living conditions over the long term: it reduces the use of resources and increases production, which is reflected in higher per capita gross domestic product (GDP) and is a necessary – although not always sufficient – condition for wage growth. Unfortunately, in Latin America and the Caribbean, … [Read more...] about How to support business productivity: three lessons learned in Brazil
71% of the millennials in the United States would rather go to the dentist than listen to what banks are saying, according to the Millennial Disruption Index, while 35% of the banks in Latin America feel they are not meeting the needs of this generation, and 71% admit they are unable to rapidly adapt to technological advances, according to a study done by the GMix program of … [Read more...] about Three ways banks can attract millennials