Business Innovation Facility - What is 'Inclusive Business'?

“What is ‘Inclusive Business’?” Briefing Note no. 1: is an article defining *inclusive business" published by the Business Innovation Facility.

‘Inclusive business’ refers to profitable core business activity that also tangibly expands opportunities for the poor and disadvantaged in developing countries. Such business models can engage the poor as employees, suppliers, distributors, consumers and/or innovators.

Further information


Partnership types

Doing business with the poor

Regions / countries / territories

Europe: United Kingdom