Sep 2017
Author(s): Watkins, Graham George; Mueller, Sven-Uwe; Meller, Hendrik; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia; Serebrisky, Tomás; Georgoulias, Andreas
This report investigates the nature and consequences of conflict in infrastructure projects in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). To the best of the authors’ knowledge, this is the first study on…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Pasha, Sukrishnalall; Wenner, Mark D.; Clarke, Dillon
Guyana is a country with abundant mineral wealth. Extractive industries, along with agriculture, drive the economy. Mining poses several inherent challenges due to its negative impact on the…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Acevedo-Daunas, Rafael M.; Sosa, Martín; González, Daniel; Partridge, William L.
Este Manual de Gestión Social, tiene como objetivo prevenir, mitigar y compensar los impactos sociales, y delinea las estrategias e instrumentos necesarios para su gestión en proyectos de…
May 2017
Author(s): Josling, Timothy; Boyce, Rachel; Valero, Sara; Mills, Anaitée ; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo; Alleng, Gerard
This document presents the results of a study that combines data on the emission of greenhouse gasses (GHG measured in CO2 equivalents) from farming activities with the incidence of policy incentives…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Cortés, René; Caldo, Alejandra; Granada, Isabel
Este documento busca desarrollar un marco conceptual de lo que se considera un megaproyecto de transporte con el objetivo de facilitar la definición, identificación y tratamiento diferencial de…
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…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Guerrero Cázares, Hernando
El presente documento busca establecer temas de interés para el inicio de un diálogo constructivo entre autoridades ambientales de América Latina, tanto en lo que concierne a licenciamiento como a…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Porcar, Beatriz; Arrasate, María Ignacia; Georgoulias, Andreas; Sawada, Emilio; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia; Meller, Hendrik
This evaluation applies the Envision Rating System on the Punta del Tigre Combined-Cycle Power Generation Project B (PTB) in Uruguay. Envisionis a unique system that assesses the sustainability of…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Salo, James
Micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are major sources of natural resource consumption and environmental impacts such as greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. At the same time, MSMEs make up a…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Salo, James
Managing value chain environmental impacts and natural resource use has become an important consideration in the purchasing decisions of large publicly traded companies. Suppliers, including micro,…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Mandle, Lisa; Griffin, Rob; Goldstein, Josh; Acevedo-Daunas, Rafael M.; Camhi, Ashley; Lemay, Michele H.; Rauer, Elizabeth; Peterson, Victoria
Natural Capital & Roads: Managing dependencies and impacts on ecosystem services for sustainable road investments provides an introduction to incorpo­rating ecosystem services into road design…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Mandle, Lisa; Griffin, Rob; Goldstein, Josh; Acevedo-Daunas, Rafael M.; Camhi, Ashley; Lemay, Michele H.; Rauer, Elizabeth; Peterson, Victoria
Carreteras y capital natural: Gestión de las dependencias y de los efectos sobre los servicios ecosistémicos para inversiones sostenibles en infraestructura vial presenta una introducción a la…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Corral, Leonardo; Schling, Maja; Rogers, Cassandra; Cumberbatch, Janice; Hinds, Fabian; Zhou, Naijun; Lemay, Michele H.
This paper presents the first rigorous impact evaluation of a shoreline stabilization program in Barbados and attempts to assess whether shoreline stabilization investments indeed have beneficial…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Fundación Ecología y Desarrollo; Multilateral Investment Fund
This report sets out to present some of the highlights from a more in depth study carried out on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Mexico, presenting the case study of Sistema…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Baldwin, Gunnar
Country safeguard systems are the first line of defense to mitigate the environmental and social impacts of projects that the Inter-American Development Bank finances in the Caribbean. The capacity…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Fundación Ecología y Desarrollo; Multilateral Investment Fund
This report sets out to present some of the highlights from a more in depth study carried out on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Colombia, presenting the case study of Groncol.
May 2016
Author(s): Quiroga, Ricardo; Perazza, Maria Claudia; Corderi, David; Banerjee, Onil; Cotta, Jamie; Watkins, Graham George; López Sancho, José Luis
This work is divided in three parts. The first is an assessment of thepresent state of performance in the management of the environment and
the natural capital of the region. This section will…
May 2016
Author(s): Quiroga, Ricardo; Perazza, Maria Claudia; Corderi, David; Banerjee, Onil; Cotta, Jamie; Watkins, Graham George; López Sancho, José Luis
Este trabajo se divide en tres partes, además de esta introducción. En primerlugar se presenta un diagnóstico sobre el estado actual del desempeño de
la gestión ambiental y del capital natural…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ramos, María Clara; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Bolivar, Ángela; Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
Climate change presents huge challenges for humankind. Yet within these challenges lie myriad opportunities for people of all ages, including professional opportunities in exciting, influential…