Landmark Study On Social Impact Bonds in Latin America: Tying Payments to Outcomes

IDB Lab, the IDB Group’s innovation laboratory, together with the IDB and Ecorys, will launch the results of the landmark study on Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) in Latin America and the Caribbean. A group of leading international and regional experts will discuss the main findings and analyze how these innovative mechanisms have been structured in countries in the region as well as their potential for scale to improve the outcomes of social programs and achieve a more effective use of public resources.

The event will be closed by the President of Colombia, Iván Duque Márquez and the President of the IDB, Mauricio Claver-Carone.

Opening Remarks

  • Irene Arias, CEO, IDB Lab
  • Marcelo Cabrol, Manager Social Sector, IDB

Presentation of the Study by the Authors

  • James Ronicle, Director, Ecorys UK
  • Alma Agustí, Senior Associate, Instiglio Inc.

Panel of International Experts

  • Avnish Gungadurdoss, CEO and Founding Partner, Instiglio Inc.
  • Marta Garcia, International Business Director, Social Finance UK
  • Miquel de Paladella, CEO, Upsocial
  • Zach Levey, CEO, Levoca Impact Labs

Moderator: Cesar Buenadicha, Discovery Unit Chief, IDB Lab

Panel of In-county Actors of the Regional SIB Ecosystem

  • Alejandra Candia, Undersecretary of Social Assessment, Ministry of Social Development and Family, Chile
  • Daniel Uribe, Executive Director, Fundación Corona, Colombia
  • Fabiana Oliver, Head of Impact and Sustainability, Puerto Asis Investments, Argentina
  • Irina Alberro, Payment by Results and Financial Inclusion Specialist, Henderson & Alberro, Mexico
  • Leonardo Letelier, CEO, SITAWI, Brazil

Moderator: Mariel Sabra, Lead Specialist Discovery, IDB Lab

Closing Remarks

  • Mauricio Claver-Carone, President, IDB
  • Iván Duque Márquez, President, Colombia

Event via zoom.

Register here.

**The event will be in Spanish with English translation.

Time: 10:00 AM EDT

Location: Virtual

Date: Wednesday, May 19, 2021