The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) is an innovation laboratory for the Inter-American Development Bank Group that engages the private sector and inspires it to solve development problems in Latin America and the Caribbean. The MIF identifies, supports, and scales up new development solutions that create opportunities for poor and vulnerable populations in the region. In addition to working with the private sector, the MIF strategically collaborates with the public sector.

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Measure What You Value, Don’t Just Value What You Can Measure

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Latin America's Unique Brand of Impact Investment

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Smart meters and water footprints: How to increase climate resilience in Mexico and Belize

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Carbon finance in Mexican households

In the Valley of Mexico and in Northern Baja California, residential water fixtures are typically inefficient, using about 40% more water and 25% more energy than more modern, water-saving devices available on the market. The MIF partnered with Camino Sabio Azul to achieve economic savings for low-income residents through reduced water usage by implementing water- and energy-saving devices using financing from carbon credits.

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