Sankalp Forum, the global platform for social enterprises, has announced that it is now accepting applications for the Sankalp 2012 Awards. The awards will recognize emerging enterprises across 6 categories, including the newly launched South East Asia Award for the most innovative social enterprise in the region. Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) with a social impact focus, also known as 'social enterprises' are encouraged to apply in order to access finance and capacity building…Continue
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Several BIF clients are interested in understanding more about their suppliers or customers in the base of the pyramid (BoP). Are they getting out of poverty? What do they value – or want or dislike – from their involvement?
But understanding of the BOP is remarkably undeveloped, compared to the major investments in client feedback used by ‘conventional’ business. Last week a meeting of inclusive businesses supported by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) heard…Continue
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