Factor conducts workshop with the IDB for the project Defining the elements of Blue and Circular Growth for island sustainability
14 August 2019 | CO2 | 2
Last week, Factor's team carried out the presentation workshop for the project: "Defining the elements of Blue and Circular Growth for island sustainability and generation of project ideas", which is implemented in Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Panama and Trinidad and Tobago.
This project is developed with the support of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), which is the body responsible for promoting social inclusion and equality, productivity, innovation and economic integration, gender equality and diversity, environmental sustainability, and the institutional capacity and the rule of law for the Latin American region.
The overall objective of the project is to define the potential for implementation of a new model based on the blue economy (BE) and the circular economy (CE) in the Caribbean islands. For this, the team analysed the current state of the previously named territories and presented a portfolio of bankable projects framed within the blue and circular models.
In the workshop held a few days ago, the concepts of circular economy and blue economy were exposed, in addition to the political framework for these models in resilient islands. In that sense, the indicators related to BE, CE and climate resilience were presented, as well as the pilot projects that were identified for future validation with local stakeholders.
The Factor team, represented by Iker Larrea, Partner and Head of Markets, Christina Garcia, Senior Consultant, John Agard, expert in climate change and Ken Alston expert in circular economy, was responsible for making and bringing to fruition the presentation of results and the corresponding project portfolio.
Factor has 15 years of experience offering technical consulting services in the areas of adaptation and mitigation to climate change, climate finance, carbon footprint, sustainability, circular economy, among others, both for governments and international organizations, and for more than 400 Business.