Inclusive Business

Companies may choose to adopt an inclusive business model or approach that provides goods, services, and livelihoods on a commercially viable basis to people living at the base of the pyramid (BoP). Depending on the nature and size of the organisation, companies can do this by directly incorporating the BoP in their core value chain, or by piloting inclusive business initiatives through their corporate impact efforts.

Adapted from: Inclusive Business Action Network (IBAN)

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Building and Scaling Corporate Social Impact Through Employee Engagement

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IMM module 3: Managing Impact Performance

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Partnering for Social Finance: Public Sector Perspectives

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Partnering for Social Finance: Practitioner Perspectives

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How to Choose the Right Social Finance Tool

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IMM module 2: Measuring and Managing Impact

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IMM module 1: Strategising for Impact Measurement and Management

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Building your inclusive business: How to identify funders

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Growing your Inclusive Business

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What is Corporate Social Impact and Why Now

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Leading Transformation

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A Dialogue Between Social Finance Pioneers

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Creating Shared Value Through Inclusive Business Strategies

By CSR Asia

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This paper by CSR Asia outlines how inclusive business (IB) strategies can create shared value and walks through practical steps companies can take to develop an effective IB strategy. It makes a case for inclusive business and demonstrates how companies can leverage aspects of their value chain to create opportunities for low-income communities. You will also find a number of case studies from around the Asia region.

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Source: Council of Foundations

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