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  • US$300 Mil. to Help Mexico Improve Environmental Management in Key Sectors / US$300 para apoyar a México mejorar manejo ambiental en sectores claves

    Friday, October 3rd, 2008

    From the World Bank:
    World Bank Supports Mexican Initiative to Improve Environmental Management in Key Sectors of the Economy
    US$300 Million to Develop Environmental Policies
    The World Bank Board of Directors approved today a loan for US$300.75 million to assist the Mexican government in its effort to better integrate sector policies in order to achieve a balance between […]

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    Mexico’s Environmental Audit Program

    Monday, June 9th, 2008

    Mexico has an interesting environmental audit program. In many countries, environmental audits are voluntary assessments done internally by companies, or by accredited third parties they hire, following their own design and the results of which usually are utilized internally to adjust practices and ensure compliance.
    In Mexico, the National Environmental Audit Program (PNAA) […]

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    Promoting Corporate Social Responsibility in the Caribbean / Promueven Responsabilidad Social Empresarial en el Caribe

    Saturday, June 2nd, 2007

    [Temas Note: This is not ECLAC/CEPAL’s first foray into corporate social responsibility (CSR)/responsabilidad social empresarial (RSE) — see, for example, the 2004 ECLAC/CEPAL report reviewed in the Temas Reading List section for Industry. I have had on the schedule a piece on the growing CSR/RSE movement in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and […]

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    Loan for Environmental Management for Argentine SMEs / Préstamo para la gestión ambiental de las PyMEs Argentinas

    Friday, May 18th, 2007

    From the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB):
    IDB approves US$40 million loan for environmental management in Argentina
    Program will promote sustainable production
    The Inter-American Development Bank today announced the approval of a US$40 million loan to Argentina to promote environmental sustainability in the productive sector.
    The program will foster the adoption of cleaner production practices by small and medium-sized enterprises […]

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    Temas Reading List: Country Studies – Environment

    Friday, March 16th, 2007

    OECD/CEPAL. Evaluaciones del desempeño ambiental: Chile. Chile. Spanish. 2005. 246 pp.
    This is the Spanish version of the Environmental Performance Review of Chile conducted by the Organization for Economic cooperation and Development (OECD/OCDE), assisted by the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC/CEPAL). Chile is not a member of […]

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