The recent UNGC-Accenture CEO study on Sustainability (posted here on this site) makes for interesting reading, and has obvious implications and relevance for the Business Innovation Facility and its partners and wider network when considering how to engage with the global Multi-National Companies.
This study is an industry deep-dive based on last year’s UNGC-Accenture CEO…Continue
There is a strong case for greater coordination and cooperation among various donor funded inclusive business initiatives. In countries like Zambia, a number of donors and development agencies are increasing focus to wealth creation as the economy grows while income disparities between rich and poor deteriorate. Many are adopted an inclusive business or business linkages approach in some form. During my short time with the Facility, I have found that rather than being competitive, these…Continue
The Afrinut project was launched in Malawi in January. Was this a chance event to see a peanut processing factory and show a UK Minister some aid funds at work, or something more? I think something much more, a milestone that demonstrates the changing relations between the private sector, farmers, civil society and donors.
As an event, it marked the launch of the first Malawian inclusive business…Continue
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News and resources recently loaded on other sites for inclusive business practitioners include:
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We all talk about the fact that inclusive business delivers commercial returns, but what level? What percentage? Matching conventional market returns? This report actually provides some answers.
It’s focus is on the investors – not necessarily the entrepreneurs and business owners – who have chosen impact investing…Continue
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The Resource Gateway has been updated with several resources on impact and results measurement. Visit to see:
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"Enterprise Solutions to Scale - Lessons learned in catalysing sust..." (pdf, 60 pp.) is one of very few reports…Continue
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