Dec 2019
Author(s): Barandiarán, Melissa;Esquivel, Maricarmen;Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio;Suarez, Ginés;Zuloaga, Daniela
Taking disaster and climate change risks into consideration in the design and construction of projects is important to increase their resilience. The Bank has developed a methodology to facilitate…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Barandiarán, Melissa;Esquivel, Maricarmen;Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio;Suarez, Ginés;Zuloaga, Daniela
Considerar el riesgo de desastres y cambio climático en el diseño y la construcción de proyectos es importante para aumentar su resiliencia. El Banco desarrolló una metodología para facilitar la…
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): Barandiarán, Melissa;Esquivel, Maricarmen;Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio;Suarez, Ginés;Zuloaga, Daniela
El presente documento resume la Metodología de evaluación del riesgo de desastres y cambio climático desarrollada y sometida a pruebas piloto durante 2017 y 2018. Si bien la Metodología es el…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Mueller, Sven-Uwe;Li, Fan;Xiang, Zhang;Shengping, Shang;Tianyi, Zhang
In recent years, a growing emphasis has been given to the impact of infrastructure on economy, society and environment as well as to the sustainability of infrastructure projects. The Inter-American…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Hurwitz, Zachary
The objective of this technical note is to orient the IDB Group's Environmental Safeguards Specialists in their assessment and management of reservoir emissions risk. This note contains: (i) a…
Jan 2016
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This Technical Note is primarily intended for use by Chinese investors and EPC firms, specifically senior management and decision makers responsible for the planning, design and delivery of the EHS…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Esta Guía plantea un conjunto de buenas prácticas para el desarrollo de proyectos relacionados con la construcción, operación, mantenimiento y desmantelamiento de líneas de transmisión y…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The aim of this note is to explain how potential impacts on cultural heritage should be addressed in the context of IDB projects. The note sets out basic steps for the management of cultural heritage…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
El propósito de esta nota técnica es explicar cómo deberían abordarse los impactos potenciales sobre el patrimonio cultural en el contexto de los proyectos del BID. La nota establece los pasos…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Baldwin, Gunnar
This paper is intended to foster discussion of ideas for strengthening the critical relationship between licensing and enforcement in Latin American Countries (LACs), building on the findings of…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Baldwin, Gunnar
En este documento se pretende fomentar la discusión de ideas para fortalecer la relación fundamental entre el licenciamiento y la fiscalización en los países de América Latina, basándose para ello en…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Watkins, Graham George;Atkinson, Rachel;Canfield, Eloise;Corrales, Denis;Dixon, John A.;Factor, Seth;Hardner, Jared J.;Hausman, Heidi;Hawken, Iona;Huppman, Reed;Josse, Carmen;Langstroth, Robert;Pilla, Ernani;Quintero, Juan David;Radford, Greg;Rees, Colin;Rice, Dick;Villalba, Alberto
The purpose of this document is to provide clients-borrowers, project sponsors, and executing agencies-of the Inter-American Development Bank with guidance, in accord with Bank safeguard policies, to…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Watkins, Graham George;Atkinson, Rachel;Canfield, Eloise;Corrales, Denis;Dixon, John A.;Factor, Seth;Hardner, Jared J.;Hausman, Heidi;Hawken, Iona;Huppman, Reed;Josse, Carmen;Langstroth, Robert;Pilla, Ernani;Quintero, Juan David;Radford, Greg;Rees, Colin;Rice, Dick;Villalba, Alberto
Este documento tiene como finalidad proporcionar a los clientes del BancoInteramericano de Desarrollo ¿ prestatarios, patrocinadores de proyectos y agencias ejecutoras¿ lineamientos de conformidad…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Watkins, Graham George;Atkinson, Rachel;Canfield, Eloise;Corrales, Denis;Dixon, John A.;Factor, Seth;Hardner, Jared J.;Hausman, Heidi;Hawken, Iona;Huppman, Reed;Josse, Carmen;Langstroth, Robert;Pilla, Ernani;Quintero, Juan David;Radford, Greg;Rees, Colin;Rice, Dick;Villalba, Alberto
A finalidade deste documento é proporcionar aos clientes do Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento -mutuários, patrocinadores de projetos e órgãos executores -orientação, em conformidade com as…
Apr 2015
Author(s): Herron, Hope;Roy, Sujoy;Bohn, Bill;Courtney, Catherine;Hoagland-Grey, Hilary
This Technical Note identifies climate change risk management options that can be incorporated into IDB investments and presents considerations for monitoring and evaluation strategies to track the…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Watkins, Graham George
This paper discusses innovative approaches to implementing the Bank's Sustainable Infrastructure Strategy in the region. It describes the challenge of infrastructure in LAC, overviews approaches…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Cahn, Doug;Clifford, Robert
The apparel industry in Haiti is poised to move beyond the "cut and sew" processes which have characterized its operations to the present time. Chemical usage has largely been limited to…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Pilla, Ernani
This report was produced by The Wildlife Conservation Society and Forest Trends. This report begins by providing a short overview of biodiversity offset principles and their development in the…
Apr 2014
Author(s): Titan Engineering, Inc.
The primary objective of this Technical Note is to provide guidance to utility companies either for improving the operations-phase implementation of a current environmental management system or for…