Ten years of Inclusive Business in the Philippines
Interest in inclusive business in the Philippines began in 2012, when a market scoping study in the Philippines was conducted by the Asian Social Enterprise Incubator, Inc. (ASEI) for the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The study looked at seventy companies with inclusive business models.
Ten years later, this study takes a second look at companies featured in the 2012 study to see how resilient their inclusive business models are and how they have progressed over the past decade. This study also looks at companies that were registered and accredited with the Board of Investments (BOI) as inclusive business projects to eventually qualify for fiscal incentives. This study shows, aside from the growth and accomplishments of the companies, the challenges they had to surpass as they reach viability and scale.