Dec 2018
Author(s): Barandiarán, Melissa; Esquivel, Maricarmen; Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Suarez, Ginés; Zuloaga, Daniela
The effects of climate change and disasters triggered by natural hazards pose a significant threat to sustainable development in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region. According to the Bank’s…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Passos, Mauro; Alarcon Rodriguez, Arturo Daniel; Dalaison, Wilhelm
+ SOL + LUZ põe na mão de qualquer pessoa, numa linguagem e formato simples, as respostas a muitas das inquietudes em relação ao que são sistemas fotovoltaicos, como funcionam, por que utilizá-los,…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Passos, Mauro; Alarcon Rodriguez, Arturo Daniel; Dalaison, Wilhelm
Además del suministro de un insumo esencial para el funcionamiento de una edificación como lo es la energía eléctrica, el empleo de la energía solar fotovoltaica puede perseguir objetivos económicos…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Passos, Mauro; Alarcon Rodriguez, Arturo Daniel; Dalaison, Wilhelm
In addition to the supply of an essential input for the operation of a building such as electricity, the use of photovoltaic solar energy can pursue economic objectives, by reducing the cost of…
May 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); IDB Invest
Este documento presenta un marco, tanto para el sector público como para el sector privado, con el fin de apoyar la planificación, el diseño y el financiamiento de obras de infraestructura que sean…
May 2018
Author(s): Georgoulias, Andreas; Carvalho Fernandes de Oliveira, Julia; Meller, Hendrik; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia; Serebrisky, Tomás; Watkins, Graham George
This paper reviews country- and sector-level upstream planning and procurement approaches of water, transport, and energy infrastructure projects in Bolivia, Chile, El Salvador, Jamaica, Nicaragua,…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Serebrisky, Tomás; Watkins, Graham George; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia; Meller, Hendrik; Frisari, Giovanni Leo; Melo, Rahissa; Georgoulias, Andreas
This paper introduces a framework of sustainability criteria that covers an integrated spectrum of economic, financial, environmental, social, and institutional dimensions for infrastructure projects…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) sets global standards for sustainability reporting, relying on best practices for reporting on a range of economic, environmental, and social impacts. This is…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The geographic location of the Latin America and the Caribbean region makes it susceptible to natural disasters, including hurricanes, landslides, droughts, and earthquakes. In 2017, Latin America…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
La ubicación geográfica de la región de América Latina y el Caribe la vuelve susceptible a los desastres naturales, entre ellos los huracanes, los corrimientos de tierra, las sequías y los terremotos…
Mar 2018
Author(s): de Waziers, Benedicte; Suárez-Alemán, Ancor; Serebrisky, Tomás
A través de esta serie de casos de estudio, INE pretende dar a conocer su trabajo en la región, los problemas que aborda, los retos en la implementación de sus proyectos y las lecciones aprendidas a…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Fisher, Mary Kate; Gamper, Catherine
Natural hazards and disasters can have significant impacts on the economic and social development of Latin America and the Caribbean. In the past decade alone, OECD and BRIC countries have…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Fisher, Mary Kate; Gamper, Catherine
Los desastres naturales pueden tener impactos significativos en el desarrollo económico y social de América Latina y el Caribe. Sólo en la última década, los países de la OCDE y BRIC han…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Fisher, Mary Kate; Gamper, Catherine
Os riscos naturais e os desastres podem ter impactos significativos no desenvolvimento econômico e social da América Latina e do Caribe. Apenas na década passada, os países da OCDE e BRIC…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Hori, Tsuneki; Guerrero Compeán, Roberto; Esquivel, Maricarmen; Hiramatsu, Anri; Deopersad, Chitralekha; Ishiwatari, Mikio; Minamitani, Taichi
The Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region is one of the most disaster-prone areas in the world. Disasters have increasingly devastated the development effectiveness of the LAC countries. Had…
Apr 2017
Author(s): United Nations (UN); World Bank (WB); New Development Bank; Islamic Development Bank (IDB); Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank; Asian Development Bank (ADB); African Development Bank (AfDB); Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); European Investment Bank (EIB); European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD); International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Closing the world's infrastructure gap would take $1 to $1.5 trillion annually. The Global Infrastructure Forum aims to discuss opportunities to harness public and private resources to close…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Mercer; Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The world needs more infrastructure, particularly in developing countries. But not just any infrastructure. To achieve the economic, social and environmental objectives embodied by the Paris…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni; Beliz, Gustavo; Sánchez Sorondo, Marcelo; Stern, Nicholas; Conte Grand, Mariana; Sterner, Thomas; Corderi, David; Caffera, Marcelo; Alpízar, Francisco; Madrigal, Róger; Figueres, Christiana; Espinosa, Patricia; González, Arancha; Michaelowa, Axel; Maskin, Eric; Campos, Sergio; Sugathan, Mahesh; Letouzé, Emmanuel; Sangokoya, David; Ricard, Julie; Martínez-Zarzoso, Inmaculada; Edenhofer, Ottmar; Schultes, Anselm; Terraza, Horacio; Yépez-García, Ariel; Barbero, José A.; Kolstad, Charles; Cienfuegos, Rodrigo; Zamagni, Stefano; Valdés, Alberto; Rabassa, Mariano; Fernández, Víctor; Calvo, Cristina
Inspired by the encyclical Laudato Si', by Pope Francis, Nobel prizes and world experts pose concrete options for advancing in a regional eco-integration where social and environmental dimension…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni; Beliz, Gustavo; Sánchez Sorondo, Marcelo; Stern, Nicholas; Conte Grand, Mariana; Sterner, Thomas; Corderi, David; Caffera, Marcelo; Alpízar, Francisco; Madrigal, Róger; Figueres, Christiana; Espinosa, Patricia; González, Arancha; Michaelowa, Axel; Maskin, Eric; Campos, Sergio; Sugathan, Mahesh; Letouzé, Emmanuel; Sangokoya, David; Ricard, Julie; Martínez-Zarzoso, Inmaculada; Edenhofer, Ottmar; Schultes, Anselm; Terraza, Horacio; Yépez-García, Ariel; Barbero, José A.; Kolstad, Charles; Cienfuegos, Rodrigo; Zamagni, Stefano; Valdés, Alberto; Rabassa, Mariano; Fernández, Víctor; Calvo, Cristina
Inspirados por la encíclica Laudato Si' del Papa Francisco, premios Nobel y expertos mundiales plantean opciones concretas para avanzar en una eco-integración regional donde la dimensión social…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This report highlights the Inter-American Development Bank's sustainability performance in 2016, both in the operations it finances and at its own facilities. It includes examples of Bank-…