Business and the Sustainable Development Goals: A guide for getting started

June 23, 2016 in Hub-Blog

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) announced by the United Nations in September 2015 are now the global navigation chart for anyone interested in sustainability and the survival of the human species on this planet. In order to accomplish this new Global Development Agenda, it is necessary that ... (more...)

The Sustainable Development Goals and Inclusive Business: Considerations from the case of Colombia

March 11, 2016 in Hub-Blog

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) included in the Global Development Agenda are an important milestone for Colombia, for at least two reasons. The first is that Colombia had conceptualized and promoted the idea of the SDGs back in 2011, in the framework of conversations regarding Rio+20 and ... (more...)

Webinar brief: How to redefine business success?

August 17, 2015 in Hub-Blog

In preparation for the 3rd Changemaker Leader Summit to be held on 29th and 30th September in Mexico City we are conducting a series of webinars that address the central themes of the summit. The first of these webinars was held on July 28th and had as a central theme the challenges and lessons of becoming ... (more...)

Inclusive Business Strategy from private sector in Colombia: a private effort

July 8, 2015 in Hub-Blog

In this previous post, I explored the role of the public sector in the promotion of inclusive business in Colombia. It’s true that the topic is present in the public agenda. However, it would be unfair to ignore the important role that the private sector has had in the exposure and implementation of ... (more...)

Public Policy and promotion of Inclusive Business: Colombia´s approach

May 8, 2015 in Hub-Blog

Colombia (in South America) has challenging social indicators. According to recent data, 30,6% of the population is poor and the Gini coefficient is 0,539. Not surprisingly, the fight against poverty is a priority issue on the Colombian public agenda. In recent years the approach has been changing and ... (more...)

Inclusive Business: an opportunity for unexplored growth in the Mexican Agricultural sector

March 10, 2015 in Hub-Blog

In the near future, the world faces a threatening increase in the demand for food. It is envisioned that by 2030, 50% of more food will be needed than what is produced today. Therefore, assuring and diversifying stable supply lines is a priority for large businesses. In Mexico, there are more than 20 ... (more...)