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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How inclusive is inclusive business for women? Examples from Asia and Latin America
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This report assesses the extent to which inclusive business models promote women's economic empowerment in Asia and Latin America. It looks at Inclusive businesses that involve women in their value chain and provide specific services that help low-income women.

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AuthorC. Tewes-Gradl, Dr. Aline Menden, Saskia Vossenberg, Isabel von Blomberg
LanguageEnglish
Region/CountryEast Asia and Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean
SectorAgriculture or Food, Energy, Health, Water, Sanitation or Waste Management, Housing or Construction, Retail, Manufacturing or Consumer Goods
No
All Women Recycling: Empowering women in South Africa through plastic recycling
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The case study introduces the business model of the 2009 founded South African enterprise All Women Recycling (AWR) that recycles discarded plastic PET-bottles and creates greeting cards and gift boxes. AWR does not only address plastic waste pollution, but also tackles unemployment amongst black women. The paper also analyses the social, environmental and economic impact of AWR.

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Publish Date
AuthorA. Heuer, R. Agster, C. Meyer, J. Liebl
LanguageEnglish
Region/CountrySub-Saharan Africa
South Africa
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SectorWater, Sanitation or Waste Management
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Food & Trees for Africa: Transforming South Africa into a green and food secure country
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The case study introduces the business model of the 1990 founded South African enterprise Food and Trees for Africa (FTFA) which tackles food insecurity, unemployment, environmental degradation and climate change by creating greenbelts of community gardens and trees and by empowering emerging organic farmers. The case study analyses the economic, social and environmental impact of FTFA.

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AuthorA. Heuer, R. Agster, C. Meyer, J. Liebl
LanguageEnglish
Region/CountrySub-Saharan Africa
South Africa
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SectorAgriculture or Food
No
“!Khuin !Kwa Kalahari Experience”: Empowering the ‡Khomani-San community through conservation & tourism
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The case study introduces the business mode of the 2011 founded South African enterprise Khuin !Kwa Kalahari Experience (KK) that offers authentic eco-tours within and around the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. The enterprise tackles high unemployment and poverty among the ‡Khomani San by rebuilding identities and by cherishing ancestral traditions and conservation. The case study analyses the economic, social and environmental impact of Khuin !Kwa Kalahari Experience (KK).

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AuthorA. Heuer, R. Agster, C. Meyer, J. Liebl
LanguageEnglish
Region/CountrySub-Saharan Africa
South Africa
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Waste to Food: Creating economic opportunities by recycling food waste
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The case study introduces the business model of the 2012 founded South African enterprise Waste to Food (W2F) that has developed a combination of technologies to overcome the widespread disposal of organic waste to landfills in South Africa. The business aims at reducing CO2 emissions and pollution from food waste while addressing food insecurity and unemployment in Cape Town. The case study analyses the economic, social and environmental impact of W2F.

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AuthorA. Heuer, R. Agster, C. Meyer, J. Liebl
LanguageEnglish
Region/CountrySub-Saharan Africa
South Africa
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SectorAgriculture or Food, Water, Sanitation or Waste Management
No
How businesses can contribute to the SDGs
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In this video, Corporate Citizenship, GSK and Dow shed light on the implications of the Sustainable Development Goals for business, and discuss the role the private sector can play in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

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AuthorN/A
LanguageEnglish
Region/CountryGlobal
Sector
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Sustainable Development Goals 2015
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In this short video Co-founding Directors of Corporate Citizenship, Mike Tuffrey and Amanda Jordan OBE share their views on what the new Sustainable Development Goals 2015 mean for business.

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AuthorM. Tuffrey, A. Jordan OBE
LanguageEnglish
No
What does it take for large companies to succeed in inclusive business?
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This webinar addresses the question 'What does it take for large companies to succeed in inclusive business?'. The panel included Erik Simanis of Cornell University; Charles Hough the Head of Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy and Stakeholder Engagement; and Eduardo Ferriera the Head of Inclusive Business at Itaú Unibanco.

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LanguageEnglish
Region/CountryGlobal
Sector
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Los Negocios Inclusivos
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Este video realiza, de forma animada y gráfica, una presentación general del concepto de negocios inclusivos para el público de empresas colombianas.

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LanguageSpanish
Region/CountryGlobal, Latin America and the Caribbean
Colombia
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Simple Idea, Major Impact - Ugandan professor invents MakaPads | Global 3000
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This video describes the MakaPad product, a sanitary towel that is produced using local papyrus plants and recycled paper products and providing affordable solutions for girls and women in Uganda.

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Author
LanguageEnglish
Region/CountrySub-Saharan Africa
Uganda
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SectorHealth, Water, Sanitation or Waste Management
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