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Women entrepreneurs in STEM have been on the rise in Latin America and the Caribbean in recent years thanks to initiatives such as the IDB Lab-supported WISE program, which aims to help women studying in STEM fields start new ventures through training, mentoring, networking, and business support.
The project supports SDG 5: Gender Equality.
female students completed entrepreneurship courses
women founders of tech-based start-ups received mentoring support
Since 2014, the IDB has approved three Policy-Based Loans aimed at implementing reforms in the transport and logistics sector of Panama, the third loan in this series focused specifically on consolidating the institutional framework for transport and logistics.
The project supports SDG 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
The project supports SDG 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions.
reduction in average customs clearance time
increase in percentage of logistics surface area in use
The Contingent Loan for Natural Disaster Emergencies in Ecuador was approved in 2014 to increase the availability, stability, and efficiency of contingent financing to deal with emergencies caused by natural disasters.
This project supported SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities.
victims provided with shelter
beneficiaries of rehabilitated water services
The Integrated Watershed Management project was a non-reimbursable investment grant aimed at addressing critical climate and environmental issues in Nicaragua.
The project supports SDG 15: Life on Land.
hectares with sustainable land management practices
tons of CO2 emissions avoided
IDB Invest is supporting renewable energy projects such as La Jacinta, in Uruguay the country’s first commercial-scale solar photovoltaic power plant.
This project supports SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy.
tons of CO2 emissions avoided
Learn how the IDB Group supports the SDGs
The IDB Group's strategic priorities support all 17 SDGs, emphasizing the region’s most critical development challenges and cross-cutting issues.
The Institutional Strategy of the IDB Group serves as the Group’s core strategic guidance.
The Development Effectiveness Overview showcases the results and impact of the IDB Group's work in Latin America and the Caribbean.
This joint report, issued under the guidance of the Heads of 11 MDBs and the IMF, presents collective and individual efforts to support countries in achieving the SDGs
The IDB’s Sustainability Report details our integrated approach to sustainability, including selected operations and research that contribute to the SDGs.
LEARN MORE ABOUT THE IDB GROUP
The IDB Group is the leading source of development finance for Latin America and the Caribbean. It helps to improve lives by providing financial solutions and development knowhow to public and private sector clients. The group comprises the IDB, which has worked with governments for 60 years; IDB Invest, which serves the private sector; and IDB Lab, which tests innovative ways to enable more inclusive growth.