When risk mitigation processes are put in place, inclusive business deals are no more risky than other investments – it’s is just a different kind of risk.
Inclusive business can address problems of the poor at scale in a sustainable, commercially viable way. But this approach is still a small niche, and scaling it up will require all actors to ‘up their game.’
Mature, ‘investment-ready’ inclusive businesses in the region are expected to triple in the next ten years.
The system help distinguish an inclusive business model from other types of investment.
Let’s address the confusion about what inclusive business is, how it serves the poor, and how it works.
Asia offers huge untapped opportunities for inclusive business in agribusiness, health, education, and other sectors.