Tendencias y Estudios / Convergencia y sostenibilidad

Quick Insights: Research Pathways for Building Technologies that Enable Healthier Work and Living Spaces

The global pandemic shines a light on opportunities to combine energy efficiency with health and safety outcomes through disinfection, removal of pathogens from indoor air, and improving the quality of indoor spaces as people spend more time inside.

The COVID-19 crisis: a crash test for EU energy and climate policies

The COVID-19 crisis is tremendously impacting our societies and the fundamentals of our economic and social systems. It is changing the way we work and interact.
As a great majority of European governments desperately try to flatten the curve of new COVID-19 cases, there is no doubt that the political and economic consequences of the pandemic are simply unpredictable.

Pandemic, Recession: The Global Economy in Crisis

COVID-19 has triggered the deepest global recession in decades. While the ultimate outcome is still uncertain, the pandemic will result in contractions across the vast majority of emerging market and developing economies. It will also do lasting damage to labor productivity and potential output.

Global EV Outlook 2020

The Global EV Outlook is an annual publication that identifies and discusses recent developments in electric mobility across the globe. It is developed with the support of the members of the Electric Vehicles Initiative (EVI). Combining historical analysis with projections to 2030, the report examines key areas of interest such as electric vehicle and charging infrastructure deployment, ownership cost, energy use, carbon dioxide emissions and battery material demand.

Conectividad para el desarrollo regional: La experiencia de Mesoamérica

En el mes de mayo de 2019, El Foro Internacional de Transporte (ITF por sus siglas en inglés) llevó a cabo su cumbre anual en la ciudad de Leipzig, Alemania, bajo la temática “Conectividad para la Integración Regional”; evento en el cual el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) fue anfitrión del panel “Conectividad para el desarrollo regional: lecciones aprendidas de la experiencia mesoamericana”.

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.

People-centric sustainable built environment

The partnership brings together the whole value chain to accelerate people-centric innovation in the built environment that drives the transition towards a sustainable society and economy, relying on the active engagement of its partners and a European network of Innovation Clusters.

Estrategia para el retorno al trabajo en las empresas de energía eléctrica

Las empresas de energía eléctrica están siendo afectadas por la pandemia, no solo por la obligación de proteger a sus empleados y sus familias, sino además por la necesidad de mantener la prestación del servicio de manera confiable y segura.

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.