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?
When IDB Invest launched in 2016, we saw success as doing more business in the Caribbean. To achieve this big goal, we first needed to focus on the small victories. … [Read more...] about IDB Invest Moved its Headquarters to Kingston for a Few Weeks
The emergence of thematic bonds and their significance for the region have highlighted the importance of strengthening credibility and standardization when disclosing the results of financed projects. … [Read more...] about Transparency is the Key for Thematic Bonds’ Success
The development of electromobility is essential to reduce transport emissions, as expressed in the Paris Agreement on climate change. … [Read more...] about Shedding Light on the Debate on Electric Cars and the Environment
Our region has the highest share of city dwellers in the world. Considering the lack of transparency in contracts, high transaction costs, scarce mortgage financing, high landlord requirements, and other hurdles, it is not surprising that “property tech” or PropTech is taking off in LAC. … [Read more...] about Why Does Latin America and the Caribbean Need to Discuss About Proptech?