USAID Administrator Green Discusses Development Impact Bonds At Davos Event
USAID: USAID Administrator Mark Green’s Remarks at an Unlocking the Potential of Development Impact Bonds Event at the World Economic Forum
This transcript features USAID Administrator Mark Green’s remarks at the opening of a panel discussion on development impact bonds at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Green said, “I’m often asked what excites me most as USAID administrator. Technology, of course, which is allowing us to reach places and design tools that we could not have imagined just a handful of years ago. But while technology seems to grab most of the attention, I honestly think that the most exciting development is the emerging relationship between private enterprise and development community. Leaders in both sectors are finally figuring out how to take advantage of the unique capabilities that each has and apply them to challenges that neither could take on fully alone. Problems that once seemed insurmountable…” (1/25).