LAC SEF Finance (IFC-602081)

  • Latin America and Caribbean
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
  • Climate and Environment
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, etc.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 5.35 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 5.35 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IFC website

Updated in EWS Apr 26, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Apr 23, 2018

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Project Description

Leveraging the broad experience IFC has gained over more than a decade in climate finance, this regional program provides a platform for IFC to engage with Financial Institutions (FIs), regulators and policy makers in LAC. It will help driving FIGs climate business in the region. This regional project will look into various climate business segments in LAC such as energy efficiency, renewable energy, green buildings, and climate-smart agriculture among other areas, including innovative financial solutions such as green bonds, etc.

People Affected By This Project

The project aims to support FIG climate business within the following Components:
i) AS with Financial institutions: Providing capacity building support to local FIs for Green Finance.
ii) Market Awareness Raising: Engaging with banking associations, financial regulators, stock exchanges, and other stakeholders for market awareness raising and policy/standards improvements.
iii) Green finance marketing, communication and knowledge management: Strengthening regional marketing, communication and knowledge sharing IFC Green Finance market experience and knowledge internally, in order to incorporate Climate business throughout IFCs different business lines.

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