Conference on global poverty: business solutions and approaches

Business Solutions and Approaches, a Harvard Business School conference on global poverty, explored ways in which serving the poor can be both a profitable business proposition and help improve the lives of the world’s impoverished men and women. The conference focused on successful business models, the role of civil society and government, and the ethical and operational challenges faced by businesses who seek out poor customers.


Social Enterprise Initiative, Harvard Business School Date published: 01/12/2005

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Partnership types

Doing business with the poor

Regions / countries / territories

Americas: United States

Global issues

Community development