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Launching BIF’s Partnering For Inclusive Business Checklist

July 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

Inclusive business projects, by definition, tend to sit in areas outside of companies’ traditional comfort zones. Whether providing incomes to disadvantaged people by including them in the company’s value chain, or developing new markets with pro-poor products or services, they are rarely business ... (more...)

To achieve inclusive business, companies must ramp up their ability to partner with other societal sectors

July 10, 2012 in Hub-Blog

“Partnering with other sectors is a bit like being a parent. Until you’ve experienced it for yourself, you really can’t appreciate what it’s like” – head of education partnerships of a multinational bank. Inclusive business (IB) projects, by definition, tend to sit in areas outside of companies’ ... (more...)

Call for nominations of the World Business and Development Awards 2012 now open!

February 2, 2012 in Uncategorized

Do you have a successful inclusive business model that is both commercially successful, and is contributing to development? The International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have just launched a call for nominations ... (more...)

Driving effective and systemic multi-sector collaboration

June 9, 2011 in Uncategorized

Nearly two decades ago, the UN’s Rio Declaration had the goal of “establishing a new and equitable global partnership through the creation of new levels of cooperation among States, key sectors of societies and people”. A decade ago, the major outcome of the Johannesburg follow-up Summit (Rio+10) ... (more...)