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Private Equity Funds – MFI-like or MFI-lite?
Financial intermediaries, such as Private Equity Funds, have become some of the largest investment portfolio segments of multilateral financial institutions (MFIs), such as the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC). Are we watching a kissed frog turn into a prince - or is there a disconnect between expectation and reality? - Shortlink: http://wp.me/p27qSt-KW
Prizma selected for E&S Review of Atacama Solar Project
Prizma was recently engaged to conduct a high level environmental and social review of a solar PV project located in the Atacama Desert, Chile. The Project consists of the construction of a phased and large scale solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant to generate electricity and supply it to Chile’s national grid system. The Project is located in the
Prizma Sponsoring IAIA15 Conference in Florence
As an environmental and sustainability practitioner involved in developments financed by multilateral financial institutions and Equator Banks (see examples below), I value the opportunity to network with and learn from my professional peers. Several of my team members and I are members of the
Oil, Gas and Mining Lead ICSID Arbitration Case Load
The World Bank’s
EBRD to receive IAIA’s 2015 Corporate Initiative Award
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (
Prizma Celebrates 10 Years in Business
Ten years ago,
IFC Closes $300 MM Financing for Largest Wind Farm in Central America
How about Canadian Equator Banks and Transparency?
Having read Olaf Weber’s publication titled, “
Blog by Bill Kennedy - shortlink: http://wp.me/p27qSt-He
E&S Guidelines for Wind Projects in Emerging Markets
The scale of wind farm developments in emerging markets and associated risks often necessitate co-financing by bilateral or export credit agencies, development and multilateral financial institutions, and Equator Banks. The key environmental and social guidelines (and good practice notes) for wind projects these financial institutions - and their independent engineers - use to benchmark environmental and social risks, and define monitoring and mitigation requirements are listed in this blog entry.
Equator Principles (EPIII) Implementation Note
Shortly after Mizuho Bank took over as the first Asian chair of the Equator Principles Association, the EP Association published the