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Public-Private Partnership Equips Young People with In-Demand Technical Skills

04.10.2018
Brazil is still recovering from the worst recession in its history. The debilitating two-year slowdown that ended in 2017 left 14 million people unemployed—mainly young workers. But the country’s oldest public-private partnership may be able to counter youth unemployment by supplying busine...

Closing the Global Gender Gap

03.29.2018
Women entrepreneurs offer a myriad of benefits for their economies and societies over all. Yet, around the world, there are still many barriers to women starting businesses. This year’s International Women’s Day campaign—Press for Progress—focused on addressing an alarming projection: at th...

Xelajú Naranja: Unleashing the Power of Guatemalan Entrepreneurs

02.13.2018 |
  Despite being Central America’s largest economy, Guatemala suffers from high poverty levels, affecting rural areas in particular and leading to high levels of malnutrition and mother/childhood mortality rates, among other problems. With few to no job opportunities outside the capital metro...

Colombia’s Peace Accord Opens Door to Responsible Investment

10.18.2017
Colombia has had significant achievements despite being home to one of the longest-running internal conflicts in the world. The country’s economy has grown steadily for several decades, without significant fluctuations or crises, while maintaining a low inflation rate thanks to a strong and d...

Mobile App Gives Investors Instant Access to Corporate Governance Information

08.17.2017
The recently launched Elapedia app gives investors around the world instant access to corporate governance practices at 100 publically listed companies in the four Pacific Alliance countries (Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru). The free Spanish-language app, which relies on publically available data...
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