INCLUSIVE BUSINESS PUBLICATIONS DATABASE


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 1,400 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 1518

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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Catalysing Impact Deal Flow in East Africa

  • H. Koh - FSG, DFID
  • 2016
  • 26 Pages

This report looks at the role of service providers in catalysing impact businesses. It provides an overview of the market in East Africa and suggests that donors could do more to support pre-investment support services, enabling impact investors to have greater success in the region.

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What’s Working in Startup Acceleration

  • P. W. Roberts, S. Lall, R. Baird, E. Eastman, A. Davidson, A. Jacobson - Emory Goizueta Business School, Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs, Village Capital
  • 2016
  • 43 Pages

This report uses data from startup accelerator Village Capital to analyse the success of 15 of its programs. It looks at the difference in performance of ventures who have and have not been through the program and tests predictions using quantitative and qualitative research methods as to why this is the case.

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