IB Choice

Every month we present the most significant publications.

iB Choice is a curated library of topical publications carefully selected by IB experts. This collection complements the publications database by helping users navigate an abundance of available publications. Each publication highlighted in this collection distills key recommendations, as well as insights into the relevance of the material for inclusive business. Users can search entries by topic, region and country to enable them to find highly targeted and specific information pertinent to their needs and interests. 

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This article proposes six possible avenues for quality OGS companies to reduce the price difference of their products compared to non-quality products, starting from the cost categories that account for most of the price difference between quality and non-quality Solar Home Systems (SHS). These are not the only solutions, but they are a start!

In this article, the GDC shares key insights on the procurement challenges that Last mile distributors (LMDs) face, as well as emerging solutions leveraging centralized purchasing models.

Myanmar’s IB landscape is at a nascent stage. This study assessed 176 businesses that already function as inclusive businesses or have the potential to become inclusive.

This survey shows how inclusive business practice and initiatives have increased over the past three years, particularly in Asia and the Pacific, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and among large national companies, and small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

El presente documento de trabajo es una introducción a la "financiación innovadora", un término general que se refiere a una serie de estrategias para generar, combinar y utilizar eficazmente la financiación pública y privada para lograr una serie de objetivos y repercusiones de desarrollo.

Ce document de travail est une introduction au "financement innovant", un terme fourre-tout qui désigne une série de stratégies visant à générer, combiner et utiliser efficacement des financements publics et privés pour atteindre une série d'objectifs et d'impacts en matière de développement.

This working paper is a primer on “innovative finance”, a catch-all term that refers to a range of strategies to effectively generate, combine, and use public and private financing to achieve a range of development goals and impact.

This study by INCLUDE captures current views of inclusive development challenges in Africa, and identifies key interventions to reduce poverty and inequality in the region.

La empresa de capital de riesgo Village Capital y sus asociados están apoyando a las empresas de nueva creación de fintech en el África subsahariana, y en el presente informe se presenta su cohorte de 2018 de 12 empresas de nueva creación que están ayudando a los agricultores, las pequeñas empresas, las cooperativas y los hogares a obtener un mayor y mejor acceso a los servicios financieros móviles.

La société de capital-risque Village Capital et ses partenaires soutiennent les jeunes pousses de fintech en ASS. Ce rapport présente la cohorte 2018 de 12 jeunes pousses qui aident les agriculteurs, les petites entreprises, les coopératives et les ménages à accéder plus facilement et plus largement aux services financiers mobiles.

Venture capital firm Village Capital and its partners are supporting early-stage fintech startups in SSA, and this report features its 2018 cohort of 12 startups that are helping farmers, small businesses, cooperatives, and households gain greater and better access to mobile financial services.

Cet État des lieux du marché de l’investissement à impact a été élaboré par l’initiative Principes pour l’investissement responsable (PRI) afin d’aider les entreprises à aller au-delà des traditionnels rapports sur les questions environnementales, sociales et de gouvernance (ESG) en mesurant l’impact sociétal des stratégies et des investissements des entreprises par rapport aux ODD.