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  • IDB to Host LAC Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility / BID celebrará conferencia regional sobre responsabilidad social empresarial

    Friday, November 21st, 2008

    From the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB):
    IDB to hold regional conference on corporate social responsibility
    In Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, December 4-5
    The Inter-American Development Bank will host December 4-5 in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, the 6th Inter-American Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
    The event organized by the IDB’s Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) and Colombia’s National Industry Association […]


    IDB & The National Geographic Society Join Forces to Promote Sustainable Tourism

    Saturday, October 18th, 2008

    From the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB):
    IDB, The National Geographic Society to jointly promote sustainable tourism
    The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and The National Geographic Society have joined efforts to promote initiatives aimed at developing sustainable tourism in Latin America and the Caribbean.
    IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno and John Fahey, President of The National Geographic Society (NGS), […]


    EIB & IDB to Team Up on Climate Change Mitigation in LAC

    Thursday, June 5th, 2008

    From the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB):
    EIB & IDB to increase co-financing in Latin America, with special emphasis on climate change mitigation
    The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) have agreed to strengthen their cooperation and cofinancing to support strategic development projects in Latin America and the Caribbean.
    In their meeting in the […]


    Eco-certifying Tourism / Eco-certificación de Turismo

    Sunday, October 7th, 2007

    In researching some posts on sustainable tourism recently, I came across an interesting free tool I thought I would pass on to readers of The Temas Blog.  I also think I will add it to the Temas Recommended Reading List.
    It's a set of how-to guides on certification for certification for ecotourism and sustainable tourism, all […]


    A Huge Donation for Brazil’s Chief Consumer NGO / Uma donação grande para a ONG brasileira principal de defesa do consumidor / Una donación grande para la ONG brasileña principal de defensa del consumidor

    Thursday, August 16th, 2007

    This grant from the MIF is a major coup for the Brazilian Consumer Defense Institute (IDEC), probably increasing their operating funds by 50% and cementing their lead as Latin America and the Caribbean’s (LAC) best funded consumer group. Parabéns, IDEC e Marliena Lazzarini (a Presidente do Instituto). To understand better the importance of […]


    Creating Employment in Protected Areas of Peru / Creando empleo en las áreas naturales protegidas del Perú

    Wednesday, July 4th, 2007

    From the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB):
    IDB fund approves US$1 million for production chains in protected natural areas in Perú
    Grant will benefit approximately 1,000 small-scale producers
    The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) today announced the approval of a US$1 million grant to implement a replicable sustainable production-chain model for low-income groups with […]


    IDB Creates Clean Energy Markets Cluster / BID crea conglomerado de actividades para promover mercados de energía limpia

    Thursday, January 18th, 2007

    From the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB):
    IDB Fund Creates Clean Energy Markets Cluster
    New instruments to help small enterprises access opportunities, improve competitiveness
    The Inter-American Development Bank’s Multilateral Investment Fund announced today the creation of a new cluster of activities focused on Promoting Clean Energy Markets. This initiative will help small enterprises gain access to clean energy market […]