Tendencias y Estudios / Convergencia y sostenibilidad

COVID-19: An Unprecedented Threat to Development

Overall, GDP is expected to contract by -1.6 percent in 2020, a downward revision of 5.2 percentage points compared to six months ago, the IMF says in its latest Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa.

Colombia hacia una sociedad del conocimiento

La Misión Internacional de Sabios para el avance de la ciencia la tecnología y la innovación está compuesta por un grupo de 47 expertos nacionales e internacionales cuyo objetivo es aportar a la construcción e implementación de la política pública de Educación, Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación, así como a las estrategias que debe construir Colombia a largo plazo, para responder a los desafíos productivos y sociales de manera escalable, replicable y sostenible.

Urban Regeneration Model

The REMOURBAN Best Practices e-Book is the opportunity for the project consortium to share the key learnings from the REMOURBAN experience and turn them into recommendations to the stakeholders and communities involved in smart cities projects.

Energy Investing:  Exploring Risk and Return in the Capital Markets

Capital allocation decisions in the private sector hinge upon expectations. Given the inherent challenges of seeing into the future, investors often rely on history as a guide. Has investing in clean energy made financial sense over time? Was the recent crash in fossil fuel commodity prices positive or negative for renewables? To shed light on this debate, we investigate the historical risk and return proposition to investors in the energy sector.

Heating Sector Transformation in Rhode Island: Pathways to Decarbonization by 2050

In a heating transformation study presented to Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo, economists at The Brattle Group examine potential solutions that can transform Rhode Island’s heating sector as part of the state’s commitment to economy-wide decarbonization. While it is not yet clear which specific pathway will best provide decarbonized heat, substantial progress can be made in the next decade to replace the fossil fuels – natural gas, heating oil, and propane – that the state currently uses for heating.

Now what? Climate change and coronavirus

Seventy-one percent of the world feels climate change is as significant a threat as coronavirus in the long term. So, in the midst of this upheaval we ask what, if anything, can COVID-19 teach us about the climate crisis?

Addressing Climate as a Systemic Risk: A call to action for U.S. financial regulators

This Ceres report outlines how and why U.S. financial regulators, who are responsible for protecting the stability and competitiveness of the U.S. economy, need to recognize and act on climate change as a systemic risk.

Zero Carbon LAC Executive Summary

El PNUMA ha desarrollado el informe "América Latina y el Caribe Cero Carbono: la oportunidad, el costo y los beneficios de la descarbonización combinada de los sectores de energía y transporte" como seguimiento de un análisis anterior publicado en la COP 21 (diciembre de 2015) sobre un camino para la descarbonización completa de la economía regional en América Latina (PNUMA Zero Carbon Latin America, 2015).

 Diversity wins: How inclusion matters

Diversity wins is the third report in a McKinsey series investigating the business case for diversity, following Why diversity matters (2015) and Delivering through diversity (2018). Our latest report shows not only that the business case remains robust but also that the relationship between diversity on executive teams and the likelihood of financial outperformance has strengthened over time.