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GSK, Nestlé, Coca-Cola & Dabur top up effort to tap rural consumers

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Consumer product makers such as GlaxoSmithKline, Nestlé, Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Hindustan Unilever, Marico, Godrej and Dabur are rushing to the bottom-of-the-pyramid market with custom-made products six years after management guru CK Prahalad said consumers with incomes less than $2 a day can be a...

The big idea: Creating Shared Value

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How to reinvent capitalism - and unleash a wave of innovation and growth.

Inclusive Business - How to Develop Business and Fight Poverty

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A publication from Endeva with a range of case studies.

Towards More Coherent United Nations System Support To Africa

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A number of reports with a regional focus on the Millennium Development Goals have been issued by the United Nations Regional Commissions.

Supply Chain Sustainability - A Practical Guide for Continuous Improvement for Small and Medium Enterprises

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This two-page guide offers baseline definitions and practical steps that SMEs can take toward effective management of the social, environmental and economic impacts of supply chains. More information can be found on the website of the United Nations Global Impact Office. The organisation offers...

Meeting the Challenge of Expanding Inclusive Business

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Most people interested in inclusive business have heard the success stories: Coca-Cola has generated $550 million in additional revenues by integrating local entrepreneurs into their beverage distribution chain in markets across Africa. Vodafone – one of the world’s largest telecommunications firm...

Inclusive Business - a Seminar for Innovations Against Poverty

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The term 'inclusive business' refers to profitable core business activity that also tangibly expands opportunities for the poor and disadvantaged in developing countries.

Launch of the Regional GIM Report, Business Solutions to Poverty – How inclusive business models create opportunities for all in Emerging Europe and Central Asia

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The Regional GIM Report, Business Solutions to Poverty – How inclusive business models create opportunities for all in Emerging Europe and Central Asia, has been officially launched on 11 March 2011 by Helen Clark, the UNDP Administrator, and Kori Udovicki, Regional Director for UNDP Regional...

Inclusive Business in Latin America - Inclusive Business offers a 21st Century solution to the intractable problem of poverty in Latin America

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Neil Ghosh, head of the Washington office for SNV, the Netherlands Development Organization, focuses on inclusive business models in Latin America in this article. It was published by the Latin Business Chronicle.

Inclusive Business Solutions: Expanding Opportunity and Access at the Base of the Pyramid

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IFC’s new report, Inclusive Business Solutions: "Expanding Opportunity and Access at the Base of the Pyramid" outlines IFC's business solutions that are designed to facilitate new opportunities for innovation, growth and competitiveness at the base of the pyramid (BoP).