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September 3, 2015

¿Qué puede hacerse para mejorar la gestión ambiental de las cadenas de valor corporativas? Este blog responde esto y da un avance de un próximo estudio que realizamos con Trucost: http://bit.ly/1NcZSI0 #Economíaverde #CadenasdeValor

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Sep 3, 2015

Men vs. women: Why pitching your startup is like dating


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Sep 3, 2015

$180 million on the line: Bank de-risking reaches the Caribbean

Rebecca Rouse

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Sep 2, 2015

Greening corporate value chains lowers environmental impact and lifts competitiveness

Michael Hofmann

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Sep 2, 2015

Closing the information gap on social impact bonds

Zachary Levey

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Aug 31, 2015

Una historia de crecimiento e inclusión financiera

Martha Muñoz

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Aug 27, 2015

Top down + bottom up = effective in Haiti

Winsome Leslie

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Carbon finance in Mexican households

In the Valley of Mexico and in Northern Baja California, residential water fixtures are typically inefficient, using about 40% more water and 25% more energy than more modern, water-saving devices available on the market. The MIF partnered with Camino Sabio Azul to achieve economic savings for low-income residents through reduced water usage by implementing water- and energy-saving devices using financing from carbon credits.

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