Financing Climate Change Adaptation in Latin America

Financing Climate Change Adaptation in Latin America

On May 26, AQ hosted a conversation about the transition to a low-carbon economy.


Climate change poses an urgent threat to the Western Hemisphere and will be a top agenda item at the Summit of the Americas in June. How can tools like green bonds and ESG requirements assist in the transition to a low-carbon economy? On May 26, Americas Quarterly convened a group of experts to discuss green finance and climate change adaptation strategies for Latin America. This event launched AQ’s special report on the Summit of the Americas.

This event was hosted by:



The event was livestreamed on this page on May 26, 2022 at 10 a.m. ET.

You can also watch this event on Twitter and YouTube.


  • Reina Irene Mejía Chacón, Executive Vice President at the Inter-American Development Bank
  • Laura Segafredo, Global Head of Sustainable Research, ETF and Index investments at BlackRock @LauraSegafredo
  • José Daniel Madrigal, Economics Specialist at the Honduras Resident Coordinator’s Office of the United Nations @JoseMadrigal92
  • Brian Winter, Vice President for Policy, AS/COA and Editor-in-Chief, Americas Quarterly @BrazilBrian (moderator)