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Suzano targets bioeconomy with VC fund
Brazilian pulp and paper company Suzano plans to put $70 million in its first venture capital fund to provide financing to start-ups. The fund intends to acquire minority stakes of 10% to 40%...
06/15/2022 Since 2 months Read More
BNDES and MAPA of Brazil launch selection process for an incentive project to reduce emissions in livestock farming
The National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES), in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA) of Brazil, has launched a public selection process...
06/01/2022 Since 3 months Read More
BNDES announces selected companies in public call for acquisition of carbon bonds
In March 2022, Brazil's National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) launched a public call for the acquisition of carbon credits, inviting participation in a selective process to...
05/26/2022 Since 3 months Read More
Structuring the Panamanian Carbon Exchange
Panama is in the process of structuring the design and implementation of the Panamanian Carbon Exchange, a trading system through which a country, company or entity can buy or sell carbon cred...
05/23/2022 Since 3 months Read More
Brazilian government moves forward with discussions on carbon credit market
Brazil's Minister of the Environment, Joaquim Leite, announced that the federal government is preparing to create a national regulated market for carbon credits, in order to be able to export ...
05/17/2022 Since 3 months Read More
Achieving climate change goals requires redirecting spending decisions
A recent IDB study concludes that for Latin America and the Caribbean to reach the Paris Agreement targets, it would need to redirect between 7% and 19% of GDP (up to $1.3 trillion) of public ...
04/26/2022 Since 4 months Read More
The IADB financed a record 4.5 billion in climate change activities
The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) financed a record $4.5 billion in climate change-related activities, according to the IDB's 2021 Sustainability Report. These resources, which repres...
04/05/2022 Since 4 months Read More
IDB reached record financing and mobilization in 2021
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and its private sector arm, IDB Invest, reported Wednesday that they achieved a record of nearly $23.4 billion in new financing approvals, commitments...
02/02/2022 Since 7 months Read More
Rio de Janeiro creates tax regime that seeks to incentivise environmental initiatives
The municipality of Maricá, east of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, approved a new law at the end of 2021 that establishes a new tax regime for environmental protection initiatives, such as so-called ...
01/09/2022 Since 7 months Read More