How does the Inter-American Development Bank define impact investing and, well, measure its impact? And how does the bank work in this area?

Devex asked Bernardo Guillamon, manager of the Inter-American Development Bank’s office of outreach and partnerships, at the IDB’s 2013 gathering in Panama City.

In our video interview, Guillamon talked about the growing role of impact investing and how IDB is adapting its procedures to take advantage of new investors who look for high-impact social and environmental returns.

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