Understanding the inclusive business landscape: A closer look at hubs, networks and programs established to support inclusive business initiatives

May 31, 2017 in Hub-Blog

As a result of increased interest in inclusive business initiatives, a large number of hubs, networks and programs (HNP) have emerged to provide technical advice and support services to entrepreneurs, multinationals, impact investors and ventures at different stages of development. These HNP differ in ... (more...)

What about the beneficiaries? Highlights from a survey of Base of the Pyramid enterprises

May 30, 2017 in Hub-Blog

In order to evaluate whether existing service offerings satisfy the requirements of Base of the pyramid (BOP) enterprises it is essential to understand the landscape both from the supply and demand perspective. When talking about providers of technical assistance for BOP enterprises, there are many studies ... (more...)

FMCG in BOP Markets – Opportunities, Organizations and Supply Chains

March 7, 2017 in Hub-Blog

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) are a big part of daily life in much of the developed world. Each household is adorned with a list of seemingly endless goods of these types. It is hard to imagine there are parts of the world where FMCG are not as integral to daily life. These areas, so to speak FMCG ... (more...)