Consortium Legal appoints new partner in Guatemala
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Consortium Legal appoints new partner in Guatemala

As part of the firm’s growth strategy and to continue providing the highest standard of quality in every legal advisory to its clients, Consortium Legal announces the appointment of Cristina Sandoval Saravia as a partner in the migration, OSH, and environmental practice. With this addition, the number of local partners increased to 17, and 64…

Green financing in Latin America
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Green financing in Latin America

Green finance is a way to support sustainable development, encourage investment decisions and develop projects that seek to generate a positive impact from the financial trenches. Every year there is a growing emphasis on environmental awareness and the urgent need for sustainable development for all. Green finance – the integration of environmental, social and governance…

Water for human consumption in Nicaragua – Tanker trucks
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Water for human consumption in Nicaragua – Tanker trucks

In Nicaragua, not in all geographical areas there is the possibility of obtaining drinking water for human consumption through a network of aqueducts that guarantees, in addition to its accessibility, the quality of the water resource. The need or demand to obtain water for human consumption also becomes palpable depending on certain dates or times…

Environmental impact assessment as a consequence of the prevention and precautionary principles in Guatemala
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Environmental impact assessment as a consequence of the prevention and precautionary principles in Guatemala

In accordance with the United Nations Charter and the principles of international environmental law, States have the sovereign right to use their own natural resources according to their environmental and development policies, as well as the responsibility to ensure that activities carried out within their jurisdiction or under their control do not cause damage to…

Analysis of the criminal offense of illegal exploitation of natural resources in Guatemala (Art.346 Penal Code)
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Analysis of the criminal offense of illegal exploitation of natural resources in Guatemala (Art.346 Penal Code)

By: Lionel Aguilar I. Introduction Guatemala, as a result of the subscription of several environmental instruments, specifically in the area of climate change, has subscribed and incorporated to its internal legislation different international agreements related to the right of human beings to have a healthy environment. As a result of these international conventions, Guatemala has…

Moving towards sustainable development goal 7: affordable and non-polluting nergy in Guatemala
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Moving towards sustainable development goal 7: affordable and non-polluting nergy in Guatemala

By:  Salvador del Valle. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted in September 2015 as a set of global goals to eradicate poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all as part of a sustainable development agenda (https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/es/objetivos-de-desarrollo-sostenible/). The main goal is to ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all…

Brief review of the program for the Payment of Environmental Services in Costa Rica
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Brief review of the program for the Payment of Environmental Services in Costa Rica

In the conservation of biodiversity in our country, the role of the payment for environmental services program (known as “PES”) has been essential as a mechanism for financing the protection actions carried out by different people throughout the national territory, which has allowed individuals to become highly relevant actors in conjunction with the State for…

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Green Bonds: A viable path to sustainability

By: María Alejandra Tulipano, Gustavo Vega y Raúl García Twelve years after the World Bank issued the world’s first Green Bond, thereby creating a new way to connect investor financing with climate projects, Green Bonds have become a viable model for promoting sustainability in the capital markets. We understand by Green Bonds an agreement in…