UNEP, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), IDB invest, the eco.business Development Facility and its Sustainability Academy are organising a series of webinars on "Financing the Circular Economy", which will be held in Spanish from June to October 2022.
The group of webinars is designed for various stakeholders in the financial sector, including executives from financial institutions (risk, commercial, product development, capital markets, etc.), institutional investors, impact investors, insurance companies, representatives from governmental bodies such as financial market regulators and supervisors, and stakeholders interested in learning about and exploring Circular Economy financing solutions.
Resources from the European Union's Latin America Investment Facility (LAIF) will be added to CABEI's Climate Change Investment Project Preparation Fund (FCC), contributing with its partner countries in the generation of a portfolio of projects for climate change mitigation and adaptation.
LAIF and the European Investment Bank (EIB) partner with Fonplata to support the sustainable development of Latin American cities, so that they can adapt to the challenges posed by climate change and offer an excellent environment for people to live.
In particular, LAIF contributes technical assistance for Fonplata to improve or integrate environmental and social safeguards into its policies, procedures and projects.
We invite you to watch and share the following videos prepared by the EIB on the results of this project in Brazil.
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LAGreen is an innovative public-private partnership fund, initiated by KfW with seed investments from BMZ and the EU to foster the issuance of green bonds in Latin America with the ultimate aim to protect climate and biodiversity. It will particularly support first time issuers and those issuers with a high ambition towards transparency and environmental quality of underlying assets.
- European Investment Bank signs a LAIF grant agreement with the European Commission to complement a USD 100m loan for climate action projects in Peru
- The support for climate action projects via Peru’s development bank, COFIDE (Corporac
The Development Bank of Latin America (CAF), the Municipal Decentralized Autonomous Government of Cuenca Canton, and the Mixed Economy company EMAC-BGP ENERGY CEM, signed a performance agreement to grant financial incentives for CO2 reduction to the Biogas Electric Generation Plant of the Sanitary Landfill Pichacay, in the city of Cuenca.
In July 2019, 86 producers of the Píllaro Ramal Norte Irrigation System, based in the Tungurahua province, in Ecuador, began the implementation of the Balanced Feed Plant for Animals project.
After technical studies carried out and the creation of the Píllaro Industrial Production Cooperative (COOPINPI), the construction of the facility began and the manufacture of machinery and equipment for the processing of the animal feed.
The invitation to present event proposals in the EUROCLIMA + Pavilion is open. Deadline: September 17, 2021.
August 20, 2021. Brussels, Belgium. The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) will take place from October 31 to November 12 in Glasgow, UK. EUROCLIMA+, European Union’s regional cooperation program on Climate Change in Latin America and the Caribbean will participate with a Pavilion in the Blue Zone at the COP 26.
The COVID-19 crisis has hit Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) harder than any other region in the world, largely because of its pre-existing economic and social weaknesses. As LAC countries chart their paths to recovery, how can development models evolve to break the vicious circles that held them back even before the crisis struck? And since national responses alone are not enough to overcome a crisis of global scale, what new international partnerships can support a long-term recovery?
The Spanish Cooperation Training Center in La Antigua (CFCE Antigua) together with the Center for Energy, Environmental and Technological Research of the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities (CIEMAT) invite you to participate in the virtual course "Positive Energy Districts and their adaptation to climate change conditions", which will take place from September 20 to October 1, 2021.