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
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?
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
New economic challenges open spaces for inclusion and gender equity. A gender-balanced workforce, especially in the energy and infrastructure sectors, contributes greater productivity and innovation capacity, among other benefits. … [Read more...] about Infrastructure, Energy and Gender: The Benefits of Equality
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