Publication database

This database contains a diverse range of more than 2,000 publications about inclusive business and relating topics, such as impact investing, microfinance and market systems approaches. You will find not only reports but also market intelligence, case studies, tools and videos that touch upon of several sectors and regions.

The diverse range of publications in this database all relate to inclusive business - meaning business models that engage base of the pyramid (BoP) consumers, suppliers, entrepreneurs and/or employees in low income and/or emerging markets.

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Impact investing market map
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The Impact investing market map, provides three basic but crucial benefits to the impact investing industry: (1) a common definition of a thematic investment that is aligned with at least one international organisation, global market leader and/or data provider; (2) basic criteria that explain a theme in practical terms, including thematic and financial conditions to identify specific businesses and investments aligned with the definition provided;  (3) a list of KPIs used by the impact investing community to track and assess the environmental and social performance of a specific theme.

PublisherPrinciples for Responsible Investing (PRI)
Publish Date
AuthorK. A. Morriesen
LanguageEnglish
Region/CountryGlobal
SectorAgriculture or Food, Education, Energy, Financial Services, Health, Housing or Construction, Water, Sanitation or Waste Management
No
Membership Based Organisations and Affordable Housing Delivery in the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area, Ghana
50

The report seeks to shed light on the character of membership-based organizations and the practices and scope of their initiatives within the land and housing market within the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area.The research investigates the extent to which the activities of Cooperative Credit Unions and Staff Associations in the land market have increased members’ access to land, enabled access to credit facilities and facilitated the delivery of affordable housing.

PublisherO. K. Sarfoh, G. Kavaarpuo, O. A. Konadu, J. Ayitio
Publish Date
Author
Language
Region/CountrySub-Saharan Africa
Ghana
IB Topics: BoP as customer
SectorHousing or Construction
Yes
Better business, better world - Sustainable Business Opportunities in India
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This publication outlines how the SDGs offer a compelling growth strategy for Indian business, pointing to an economic prize of at least US$1 trillion by 2030 for the Indian private sector and the potential to create 73 million new jobs. The report highlights opportunities in four sectors: food and agriculture, energy, health and cities.

Publisher
Publish Date
AuthorN/A
LanguageEnglish
Region/Country
India
SectorAgriculture or Food, Energy, Health, Housing or Construction
No
Better business, better world - Sustainable Business Opportunities in Africa
16

This publication outlines how the SDGs offer a compelling growth strategy for African business, pointing to an economic prize of at least US$1.1 trillion by 2030 for the African private sector and the potential to create 85 million new jobs. The report highlights opportunities in four sectors: food and agriculture, energy, health and cities.

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Publish Date
AuthorN/A
LanguageEnglish
Region/CountrySub-Saharan Africa
SectorAgriculture or Food, Energy, Health, Housing or Construction, Retail, Manufacturing or Consumer Goods
No
Better business, better world - Sustainable Business Opportunities in Asia
88

This publication outlines how the SDGs offer a compelling growth strategy for Asian business, pointing to an economic prize of at least US$5 trillion by 2030 for the Asian private sector and the potential to create 230 million new jobs. The report highlights opportunities in four sectors: food and agriculture, energy, health and cities.

Publisher
Publish Date
AuthorN/A
LanguageEnglish
Region/CountryEast Asia and Pacific
SectorAgriculture or Food, Energy, Health, Housing or Construction
No
Reaching deep in low-income markets: Enterprises achieving impact, sustainability, and scale at the base of the pyramid
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This report presents case studies and findings on how enterprises are reaching the BOP. It provides a window into the potential that exists in serving BOP customers, the possibilities related to developing for-profit and scalable businesses, as well as delivering social goods that are beyond the reach of government capacity.

Publisher
Publish Date
AuthorN/A
LanguageEnglish
Region/Country
IB Topics:
SectorAgriculture or Food, Energy, Health, Water, Sanitation or Waste Management, Housing or Construction
No
Investment opportunities G20 Compact with Africa: Benin
8

This report provides a brief overview of investment opportunities in Benin.

Publisher
Publish Date
AuthorN/A
LanguageEnglish
Region/Country
Benin
IB Topics:
SectorAgriculture or Food, Housing or Construction
No
Investment opportunities G20 Compact with Africa: Egypt
8

This report provides a brief overview of investment opportunities in Egypt.

Publisher
Publish Date
AuthorN/A
LanguageEnglish
Region/Country
Egypt
IB Topics:
SectorAgriculture or Food, Energy, Housing or Construction
No
Investment opportunities G20 Compact with Africa: Morocco
8

This report provides a brief overview of investment opportunities in Morocco.

Publisher
Publish Date
AuthorN/A
LanguageEnglish
Region/Country
Morocco
IB Topics:
SectorEnergy, Housing or Construction
No
Investment opportunities G20 Compact with Africa: Rwanda
8

This report provides a brief overview of investment opportunities in Rwanda.

Publisher
Publish Date
AuthorN/A
LanguageEnglish
Region/Country
Rwanda
IB Topics:
SectorAgriculture or Food, Energy, Housing or Construction, Retail, Manufacturing or Consumer Goods
No