DATABASE OF INCLUSIVE BUSINESS PUBLICATIONS


The diverse range of publications in this database all relate to inclusive business (IB) - meaning business models that engage base of the pyramid (BoP) consumers, suppliers, entrepreneurs and/or employees in low income and/or emerging markets.

Over 1,300 listed publications include case studies, reports, toolkits, guidance material, market intelligence and interviews in English and Spanish. We seek to improve and expand the listing. Please share feedback on individual publications as well as the overall database and submit new publications for inclusion.

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Total publications 1463

Scaling Inclusive Business

  • N. Chevrollier, J. Reintjes, M.Brandt - Inclusive Business Accelerator (IBA), BOP Innovation Center, SNV, Nyenrode Business Universiteit
  • 2016
  • 18 Pages

This short report looks at four strategies to scaling inclusive business; Scale up, Scale out, Scale deep and Scale across. It covers the challenges and opportunities to scale that arise in the areas of insights into the base of the pyramid, channels to scale, human capital and leadership, finance and institutions.

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The State of the off-grid Appliance Market

  • - Global Lighting and Energy Access Partnership (Global LEAP), Clean Energy Ministerial, Dalberg Global Development Advisors, CLASP
  • 2016
  • 72 Pages

The report contains the first-ever snapshot of the global off-grid appliance market, and includes information on key market trends in three of the most important and promising appliance categories: fans, televisions, and refrigerators. The report presents a data-driven analysis of the current and potential scale of the global off-grid appliance market, as well as a discussion of barriers to the development of this market. It draws on input provided by a wide range of market stakeholders, from manufacturers and industry representatives to technical experts, policymakers, and other researchers.

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Corridors for shared prosperity: spotlight on India and Africa Inclusive Business transfer

  • D. Prasad, U. Ganesh, R. Badaskar - International Finance Corporation (IFC), Intellecap
  • 2015
  • 102 Pages

This report analyses the demand for inclusive business in agriculture, healthcare and renewable energy and discusses the challenges and opportunities for transfer of inclusive business models from India to sub-Saharan Africa. The report draws on insights from 11 inclusive businesses and 44 industry practitioners. The preparation of this report and toolkit was led by Ishira Mehta and Pallavi Shrivastava from IFC

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Impact Report 2014

  • - AECF, Triple Line Consulting, KPMG
  • 2015
  • 72 Pages

This report provides insights into some of Africa’s key development challenges – such as energy access and climate resilience, and private sector development in fragile and conflict affected states – and how AECF funded businesses are addressing these challenges. It analyses the impact of the AECF portfolio, and it reflects on the 10 lessons learned from running an enterprise challenge fund.

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