Lagreen, the Latin American green bond fund, financed by the EU, KFW and IDB, has invested USD 10 M in a sustainable bond issued by Banco de Bogota. The bond will channel funds to high impact projects in mitigation and adaptation to climate change.
This two-day event, the Caribbean’s largest gathering of professionals in the field of disaster management, is delivered under the theme: “CDM Road to Resilience: Checkpoint 2022 – Advancing a Risk-based Multi-hazard Approach during COVID-19 & Beyond.”
25 participants, involved in urban development projects all across Latin America, were brought together by the LAIF City Life Initiative to swap knowledge and experiences in Cartagena de Indias (Colombia).
In November 2022, Egypt will host the 27th Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC (COP27) in Sharm El-Sheikh, with a view to building on previous successes and paving the way for future ambition.
It is the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference. Egypt assumes the incoming Presidency of COP 27 with a clear recognition of the gravity of the global climate challenge and appreciation of the value of multilateral, collective and concerted action as the only means to address this truly global threat.
Lagreen, the Latin American Green Bond Fund established with seed capital from EU LAIF has developed with the IDB group a sustainability-linked bond issued by Bancolombia, a regional sustainable champion.
LAGreen, the Latin American Green Bond Fund, teamed up with the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) to promote capital market financing for green and social project investments in Latin America.
The initiative is being implemented in Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Panama, and is aimed at strengthening the MSME sector.
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Over the last five years, a total of 2,671 Honduran businesses have grown stronger thanks to a tripartite initiative, involving the EU’s Latin American and Caribbean Investment Facility (LACIF)
Latin America and the Caribbean Climate Week 2022 (LACCW 2022) will be held from 18-22 July in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The Week will engage and empower stakeholders to drive climate action across countries, communities and economies. Working together opens opportunity to advance climate action, address social inequalities and invest in development that is good for humanity and nature. LACCW 2022 is a collaboration platform to explore: resilience against climate risks, the transition to a low-emission economy, partnerships to solve pressing challenges.