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El auge de los bonos ESG

El auge de los bonos ESG

Sustainable investing has gained significant momentum in recent years as a way for companies to demonstrate corporate social responsibility in the community by meeting a wide range of environmental, social and governance (ESG) objectives. Increasingly, issuers are also finding that they…

Sustainability in fashion and beyond

Sustainability in fashion and beyond

Sustainability-linked bonds grow Green bonds remain “the largest class of ESG-linked financing,” according to the Climate Bonds Initiative, with more than $1 trillion outstanding in January 2021. However, activity in the separate but related sustainability-linked bond market is growing, too,…

Green bonds: characteristics and trends

Green bonds: characteristics and trends

Green bonds are fixed-income securities whose proceeds are used to finance eligible new or existing green projects, e.g. projects to combat pollution, climate change or the depletion of biodiversity and natural resources. They are asset-backed or asset-linked, and issuers must…

Clean fuels recovery

Clean fuels recovery

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) points out that driving an energy transformation based on renewables is an opportunity to meet international climate targets. At the same time, economic growth is promoted, millions of jobs are created and human welfare…

Renewable energy generation in Guatemala

Currently in Guatemala, the government’s energy policy aims to diversify and reverse, in favor of renewable energies, the country’s energy matrix, which currently depends mainly on polluting technologies. This is quite encouraging, since Guatemala has an enormous potential for renewable…

The challenge of sustainable development

The health, economic and humanitarian crisis we have faced in recent months has taught us valuable lessons; the covid-19 pandemic showed us that the challenges we face cannot be overcome in isolation. The coordination between the government, the international community,…

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