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Nisha Dutt
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Editor's Choice commented on Nisha Dutt's blog post Business Fights Poverty/Business Innovation Facility (BIF) event
"The slide presentation given by Nisha, and also the presentation given by Andrew Kambobe (Zambian Country Manager) is available…"
Jul 8, 2013
Nisha Dutt commented on Nisha Dutt's blog post Distribution channels to the base of the pyramid: An Insider
"Hi Mike Thanks for reading the insider. I will pick up a copy of your book and read through, I agree that this topic deserves lot more attention and we do need practitioners to speak about it. I will definitely keep you in mind when I think of…"
Jul 6, 2013
Mike Debelak commented on Nisha Dutt's blog post Distribution channels to the base of the pyramid: An Insider
"Hi Nisha, Thank you very much for the "insider" insights into distribution to the base of the pyramid. I am so happy to see the Practitioner Hub has taken an interest in this crucial topic. Often BoP initiatives are so product-focussed,…"
Jul 5, 2013
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Business Fights Poverty/Business Innovation Facility (BIF) event

Recently, I presented at a Business Fights Poverty/Business Innovation Facility (BIF) event at Unilever House on “How to get right products to the right consumers”. I touched upon a few of our BIF projects from the India portfolio. As I was putting together my presentation for this event, I started looking for a common thread across all the projects that we supported, and not surprisingly, innovation through the use of technology emerged as a big theme across all our projects. Use of technology…See More
Jul 1, 2013

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Intellecap
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http://intellecap.com/
Title
Country manager, India
About My Work
Country manager, India
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Consultant
Country Interest
India
Issues of Interest
Inclusive Business: Value Chains, Inclusive Business: Products and Services, Low carbon and climate resilient business models, Working in partnership, Impact assessment, Working with farmers & the informal sector, Role of donors/governments, Driving & managing change inside the company
Main Reason for Joining this Site
Finding partners and/or Facility support for project delivery

Nisha Dutt's Blog

Business Fights Poverty/Business Innovation Facility (BIF) event

Recently, I presented at a Business Fights Poverty/Business Innovation Facility (BIF) event at Unilever House on “How to get right products to the right consumers”. I touched upon a few of our BIF projects from the India portfolio. As I was putting together my presentation for this event, I started looking for a common thread across all the projects that we supported, and not surprisingly, innovation through the use of technology emerged as a big theme across all our projects. Use of…

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Posted on July 1, 2013 at 12:00 — 1 Comment

Commercial Returns in Inclusive Business

We all know that Inclusive Business is good for businesses and for communities: and that the impact on people at the base of the pyramid populations can be far reaching.  But, amidst all the focus on doing good, we often leave the question of commercial returns unanswered or only half answered at best. But, if we truly want businesses to embrace the idea of Inclusive Business and have private sector lead the way, then the conversation around commercial returns is crucial.

Private…

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Posted on June 21, 2013 at 10:30 — 1 Comment

Distribution channels to the base of the pyramid: An Insider

One would think that with all the attention being paid to and the plethora of literature available on the topic of distribution channels and strategies to reach underserved income segments and geographies, most problems would have been long solved. However, going by the experiences of those of us at BIF working directly with the companies that are facing these problems, most cookie-cutter solutions do not work.  Companies either give up or get frustrated after repeated…

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Posted on April 11, 2013 at 18:37 — 3 Comments

Social enterprise in India – balancing 'social' and risk

In an article for The Guardian, a prominent Indian social entrepreneur and investor argues that the real social enterprises are those that choose to struggle at the margins to make more impact with few resources but with the resolve to make a difference. In this article, he concludes that social enterprises need a nurturing ecosystem, access to intellectual capital that…

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Posted on October 20, 2011 at 11:59 — 1 Comment

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