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Green microfinance: A tool for sustainable business and climate action

By Arantza Loza

Silvia Fernández, a young widow, was not interested at first in a new energy-efficient refrigerator for her business, a bodega on a busy street of a poor neighborhood in Guadalajara, Mexico. She didn’t know what energy efficiency meant, but when she was told it would lower her electricity bill, she changed her mind

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