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
Opening doors for women inside and outside of financial institutions is quickly becoming two sides of the same coin. Setting aside budgets and prejudices is the next step for creating leadership and management opportunities for women in Latin America and the Caribbean. … [Read more...] about Financial Institutions: Closing Gender Gaps in the Region
The transformations of the Fourth Industrial Revolution now require rethinking the responses to the demands of an economy that is changing by leaps and bounds. Latin America and the Caribbean expect much from the financial sector, but what exactly? … [Read more...] about Revolution 4.0: What’s Our Region’s Financial Sector Role in It?
Traditional credit screening approaches are based on qualifications that many low-income applicants do not have: credit histories, collateral, and verifiable income streams. What if these applicants could be assessed differently? … [Read more...] about Does Access to Credit Make People Better or Worse Off?
Fintech solutions and digital banking services offer a unique opportunity to serve previously underbanked individuals and SMEs. Though most commercial banks are adopting these solutions, there is an opportunity to deepen the collaboration with Fintech firms in order to close financial inclusion gaps in the region, while promoting responsible finance practices. … [Read more...] about Fintech Solutions as a Vehicle to Expand Financial Inclusion in Latin America and the Caribbean