In the first webinar of a new series on Employment and Skilling by Social Finance, Dr. Mara Airoldi (Government Outcomes Lab), Maria Laura Tinelli (Acrux Partners), Abha Thorat-Shah (British Asian Trust) and Peter Nicholas (Social Finance) talk about their experience of designing and running outcomes-based contracts for employment and skilling in South Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. Panellist explore the rationale for outcomes-based approaches in these sectors, and how that reflects in how such contracts respond to the contextual challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic.