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  1. Encourage projects that safeguard the planet's resources under the highest environmental and social standards;
  2. Support the global agenda of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for 2030;
  3. Diversify the investment portfolio;
  4. Align business models with the challenges imposed by climate change, investing in more resilient projects in the long term.
whycifi
  • 18 years of experience in responsible investments
  • More than USD 1.5 billion invested in more than 180 projects in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • 45% of our current portfolio invested in renewable energy
  • We are leaders in advisory, structuring and financing of infrastructure and energy projects for the private sector
  • We offer Corporate loans, Project Finance, both short-term and long-term.
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15 projects from our portfolio reported 35% female employment in man-dominated sectors.

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1.7 million m 3 of pretreated effluents benefiting more than one million customers in Brazil.

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45% of 2018 portfolio in renewable energy – 732 MW of clean energy installed capacity.

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50% of the portfolio generated more than 17,000 jobs.

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USD37.5 million invested in improvements to communications technology in South America.

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347.8 km of new roads built or repaired.

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Reduction of 1.2 million tons of CO 2 e, per year. Equivalent to the energy consumed by 150,000 homes per year.

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According to a study by UBS’ Investor Watch, “at a global level, investors expect the proportion of sustainable investments to grow from 39% to 48% in the next five years, and a majority (58%) believe this will become the norm within a decade”. Additionally, most investors expect that sustainable investments, in the long term, will have a performance equivalent to, or higher than, traditional investments.

 

  • In 2008, The World Bank issued the first green bond. 
  • In 2017, on a global level, USD320 billion of green bonds were issued.  The United States, China, and France accounted for 56% of new issuances. 
  • In 2018, 85 green bond issuances made their debut in the world, and 206 entities entered the market, issuing an aggregate amount of USD 182 billion. Average issuances in Latin America amount to USD100 million.  
  • In 2018, the sustainable financial market, consisting of sustainable bonds and financial products, skyrocketed to a record of USD247 billion, according to BloombergNEF. 
  • In 2019, the sustainable debt business volume will reach a value of more than EUR174 billion, 20% higher than in 2018, according to Moody’s.
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San Juan Solar Project
SAN JUAN, ARGENTINA
USD127,560,703.00
  • Installed Capacity: 80 MW
  • Total Project Cost: USD127,560,703.00 MILLION
  • Financed by CIFI: USD15 MILLION
  • Socio-Environmental Risk Category: B (average)
  • Start of Operation: 2019
  • Annual Production: 179.120 GW/h
  • CO2 emissions avoided: 126646 CO2e annual tons
  • Structuring: IDB Invest
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Chimbarongo Solar Project
Chile, O' Higgins
USD4,4 Million
  • Installed Capacity: 2.952 MW
  • Total Project Cost:  USD4,4 MILLION
  • Financed by CIFI: USD2,24 MILLION
  • Socio-Environmental Risk Category: B (average)
  • Start of Operation: 2017 
  • Annual Production: 4.095 GW/h
  • CO2 emissions avoided: 2,896 CO2e annual tons
  • Structured by: CIFI
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Panqueque Solar Project
Chile, Valparaíso
USD8,9 millions
  • Installed Capacity: 6.78 MW
  • Total Project Cost: USD15,5 MILLION
  • Financed by CIFI: USD5,5 MILLION
  • Socio-Environmental Risk Category: B (average)
  • Start of Operation: 2017 
  • Annual Production: 12.337 GW/h
  • CO2 emissions avoided: 8724 CO2e annual tons
  • Structured by: CIFI
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Cabilsol Solar Project
Chile, Valparaíso
USD8,9 Millions
  • Installed Capacity: 6.78 MW
  • Total Project Cost:  USD8,9 MILLION
  • Financed by CIFI: USD 2,07  MILLION
  • Socio-Environmental Risk Category: B (average)
  • Start of Operation: 2017
  • Annual Production: 5.72 GW/h
  • CO2 emissions avoided: 4045 CO2e annual tons
  • Structured by: CIFI
photovoltaic
  • Installed Capacity: 9.26 MW
  • Total Project Cost: USD15.9 MILLION
  • Financed by CIFI: USD11.5 MILLION
  • Socio-Environmental Risk Category: B (average)
  • Start of Operation: 2017 
  • Annual Production: 15.1 GW/h
  • CO2 emissions avoided: 9,617 CO2e annual tons
mezapa
  • Installed Capacity: 9.4 MW
  • Total Project Cost: USD25.5 MILLION
  • Financed by CIFI: USD13 MILLION
  • Socio-Environmental Risk Category: B (average)
  • Start of Operation: 2015 
  • Annual Production: 43.4 GW/h
  • CO2 emissions avoided: 32,741 CO2e annual tons
  • Structured by: Banco Centroamericano de Integración Económica
photovoltaic
  • Installed Capacity: 9.26 MW
  • Total Project Cost: USD15.9 MILLION
  • Financed by CIFI: USD11.5 MILLION
  • Socio-Environmental Risk Category: B (average)
  • Start of Operation: 2017 
  • Annual Production: 15.1 GW/h
  • CO2 emissions avoided: 9,617 CO2e annual tons
laudato
  • Installed Capacity: 215 MW
  • Total Project Cost:  USD300 MILLION
  • Financed by CIFI: USD10 MILLION
  • Socio-Environmental Risk Category: B (average)
  • Start of Operation: 2016 
  • Annual Production: 407 GW/h
  • CO2 emissions avoided: 290,000 CO2e annual tons
  • Structured by: International Finance Corporation (IFC)
mezapa
  • Installed Capacity: 9.4 MW
  • Total Project Cost: USD25.5 MILLION
  • Financed by CIFI: USD13 MILLION
  • Socio-Environmental Risk Category: B (average)
  • Start of Operation: 2015 
  • Annual Production: 43.4 GW/h
  • CO2 emissions avoided: 32,741 CO2e annual tons
  • Structured by: Banco Centroamericano de Integración Económica
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