SYMP 6-4 - Financial institutions and sustainable development

Tuesday, August 7, 2012: 9:05 AM
Portland Blrm 253, Oregon Convention Center
Thomas Lovejoy, George Mason University & Heinz Center for Science, Economics and the Environment

The history of the three different mechanisms for sustainable development will be compared.


Commercial Banks, Government Agencies, and InterGovernmental Development Banks all fund development, and increasingly sustainable development. The different approaches to sustainable development of Debt-for Nature Swaps, The Global Environment Facility, and the Inter-American Development Bank will be examined.