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Inclusive business

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  • Low-cost solar lanterns enable a boy to study at home in the small village of Shidhulai in the Natore District of northwestern Bangladesh (Photo: G.M.B. Akash/PANOS)

    Universal energy access: combining public and private sector efforts

    Donors, governments and businesses need to collaborate more strategically to finance pro-poor energy access. This is a key message from a new IIED discussion paper Sharing the Load

    30 September 2014 | Blog | Economics
  • Traders take matooke to market

    Resilient Dynamism? An informal word with leaders meeting in Davos

    Political and business leaders gathering in Davos will discuss ‘resilient dynamism’, but their distrust of informal economies is a missed opportunity.

    22 January 2013 | Blog | Sustainable markets
  • Just how inclusive is ‘inclusive business’?

    Discussion at the latest of the IIED-Hivos ‘provocations’ in Brussels last week (22 June) suggests that the first step in assessing how ‘pro-poor’ business contributes to development and smallholder empowerment, is to understand what we mean by the word ‘inclusive’.

    27 June 2011 | Article |
  • RIP BoP?

    Last month C Prahalad, co-author of the high profile Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP) approach died. What of his legacy in big business realising the untapped fortune at the ‘bottom’ - the poorest 4 billion?

    19 September 2010 | Blog | Sustainable markets
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