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Looking to Rio: Connecting the dots between environment and development

Later this week, as thousands of world leaders gather with the global development and business communities at the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Brazil, they will focus on some of the seemingly incompatible challenges facing a world with a rapidly growing population and diminishing natural resources. Global energy consumption is expected to be 30% to 40% higher Read more…

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New partnership with Marriott will bring sustainable hotels to emerging markets

OPIC has a long-standing history of working in emerging markets, and more recently has become better known for our ability to increase investment in renewable resources. Last year alone, we committed $1.1 billion in financing to the sector. As the UN’s RIO+20 Conference gets underway today, we are excited to share the news about our latest partnership, one that will Read more…

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