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.

The Model Agreement for Responsible Contract Farming is a simple and practical legal tool to support the implementation of global principles and guidelines and make responsible investment a reality. This article summarizes the main insights and recommendations from the guide to leverage the insights for practitioners.

Este estudio de McKinsey destaca tres factores de éxito para los sistemas de dinero móvil: la escala, las asociaciones y la innovación.

Cette étude de McKinsey met en évidence trois facteurs de succès des systèmes de monnaie mobile : l'échelle, les partenariats et l'innovation.

This McKinsey study highlights three success factors for mobile money systems: scale, partnerships, and innovation.

L'article de la Harvard Business Review se concentre sur la mise en œuvre d'initiatives commerciales inclusives et souligne la nécessité de passer de la RSE aux activités commerciales de base.

The Harvard Business Review article focuses on the implementation of inclusive business initiatives and stresses the need to move from CSR to core business activities.

En la presente publicación se ofrece una instantánea del panorama mundial de la financiación mixta, basada en las inversiones del sector privado realizadas por 35 instituciones de desarrollo bilaterales y multilaterales entre 2012 y 2015.

Cette publication donne un aperçu du paysage mondial de la finance mixte, en se basant sur les investissements du secteur privé réalisés par 35 institutions de développement bilatérales et multilatérales entre 2012 et 2015.

This publication provides a snapshot of the global blended finance landscape, based on the private sector investments made by 35 bilateral and multilateral development institutions between 2012 and 2015.

El informe de Hystra Reaching Scale in Access to Energy (Ampliación en escala en el acceso a la energía, cofinanciado por la red Inclusive Business Action Network o IBAN) se basa en análisis en profundidad del rendimiento de 26 empresarios y empresarias de negocios inclusivos en el sector de la energía limpia.