ADB research shows that access to finance has less impact on poverty rates in lower-middle- and low-income economies.
Blog posts on "inclusive business"
Social entrepreneurship is a viable and significant way to nudge the world closer to the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals.
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.
Development finance institutions can support inclusive business, but mainly as brokers to build an enabling environment for companies that want to provide profitable, long-term solutions to serve the needs of the poor.
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.’
With over 2 billion consumers spread across developing Asia, the opportunities are limitless for financial institutions to develop innovative solutions that can serve this underserved market.
Let us correct this myth and discuss what is needed to support inclusive business models for health care in Asia and the Pacific.
Inclusive business firms can help boost farmers' incomes, ensure food security.
Inclusive business firms need explicit strategies to empower women, so exceptions like Hippocampus can become the rule.
To deliver inclusive growth, we need more companies with inclusive business models that provide solutions for the job and service delivery problems of the poor.