Nov 2016
Author(s): Boltz, Andrea María; Arrasate, María Ignacia; Georgoulias, Andreas; Levy, Alberto; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia; Watkins, Graham George; Meller, Hendrik
This evaluation applies the Envision Rating System on the Norte Grande Electricity Transmission Program (NGETP) in Argentina, focusing in the Northeast Section (NEA). Envision is a system that…
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…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Perivier, Helen; Arrasate, María Ignacia; Georgoulias, Andreas; Killmer, Annette; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia; Watkins, Graham George; Meller, Hendrik
This evaluation applies the Envision Rating System on the Serra do Mar and Atlantic Forest Mosaics System Socio-environmental Recovery Program in Brazil. Envision is a unique system that assesses the…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Arrasate, María Ignacia; Georgoulias, Andreas; Basani, Marcello; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia; Watkins, Graham George; Meller, Hendrik
This evaluation applies the Envision Rating System on the Metropolitan Quito Environmental Sanitation Program - Phase II in Ecuador, focusing in the environmental restoration of Quito's natural…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Calixter, Abner Luis; Arrasate, María Ignacia; Georgoulias, Andreas; Taddia, Alejandro Pablo; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia; Watkins, Graham George; Meller, Hendrik
This evaluation applies the Envision Rating System on the Northern Section of the Mário Covas Rodoanel Project in Brazil.
Nov 2016
Author(s): Georgoulias, Andreas; Arrasate, María Ignacia
Este informe investiga los beneficios, productos y efectividad de las políticas de Salvaguardias ambientales y sociales del BID. En un esfuerzo por identificar cómo y de qué manera contribuyen las…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Espinasa, Ramón; Medina, Ramón; Tarre, Gustavo
Este estudio tiene como objeto comparar los marcos regulatorios de América Latina, centrándose en Brasil, Colombia, México y Venezuela, con la finalidad comprender cómo afectan el panorama petrolero.
Nov 2016
Author(s): Caldecott, Ben; Harnett, Elizabeth; Cojoianu, Theodor; Kok, Irem; Pfeiffer, Alexander
Over the last few years, the topic of "stranded assets" resulting from environment-related risk factors has loomed larger. These factors include the effects of physical climate change as…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Ellingstad, Paul; Love, Charmian
This briefing paper provides a look at corporate venturing-related activities underway specifically in the Caribbean, and opportunities in this area moving forward.
Oct 2016
Author(s): Trujillo, Verónica; Navajas, Sergio
This report seeks to facilitate a deeper understanding of the financial systems in the region, combining aspects of sustainability and financial inclusion. The 2016 report includes information from…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Solymosi, Katalin; Braun, Andrea; Dijk, Suzanne van; Grulke, Markus
The world population is expected to increase from approximately 2.5 billion in 1950 to almost 10 billion in 2050, exhibiting the highest population growth rates in history. Securing the supply of…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Solymosi, Katalin; Braun, Andrea; Dijk, Suzanne van; Grulke, Markus
Se estima que la población mundial aumentará desde cerca de 2.500 millones en 1950 a casi 10.000 millones al año 2050, lo cual refleja una de las mayores tasas de crecimiento demográfico de la…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Kahn, Theodore
Japan and Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) enjoy a diverse and longstanding economic relationship. The ties between the two economies encompass trade and foreign direct investment in a range of…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne; Robles, Marcos
Social Pulse describes the trends in a comprehensive set of key social indicators and highlight findings that warrant attention by policymakers. The report includes information from 22 countries of…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne; Robles, Marcos
Pulso social describe las tendencias de un conjunto amplio de indicadores sociales clave e identifica los cambios de estos indicadores que merecen la atención de los responsables de las políticas. El…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne; Robles, Marcos
Pulso Social descreve as tendências em um conjunto abrangente de indicadores sociais e destaca as principais conclusões que merecem atenção por policymakers. O relatório inclui informações de 22…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Fazio, Maria Victoria; Fernández-Coto, Raquel; Ripani, Laura
This study intends to decompose apprenticeships. First, based on an extensive review of existing literature, it proposes a formal definition of apprenticeships that differentiates this type of…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Fazio, Maria Victoria; Fernández-Coto, Raquel; Ripani, Laura
El presente estudio pretende desagregar los sistemas de aprendices en sus distintos elementos. En primer lugar, a partir de una amplia revisión bibliográfica, propone una definición de los programas…
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…