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ENABLING BUSINESS TO MEET GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT NEEDS
Inclusive business describes commercially viable business models in which the base of the pyramid (BoP) - the 4.5 billion people living on less than $8 per day - are included as producers, consumers and entrepreneurs in the value chain.
Inclusive Business Swedenengages and supports organisations in developing sustainable, innovative and inclusive business models with the BoP. Our vision is for business to profitably and sustainably meet the global challenges of poverty - by creating economic opportunity, enhancing food security, and enabling access to energy, water, sanitation and healthcare.
MAKE IT YOUR BUSINESS TO END POVERTY
At Inclusive Business Sweden, we believe in collaboration – no one can tackle the many challenges of poverty by themselves. On the contrary – we can achieve greater things, reach more people and create bigger impact through working together. Inclusive Business Sweden therefore welcomes members to our organisation at any time. Membership is open to all Swedish organisations
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The world needs to innovate around plastics, to transform the oil based products into more sustainable products. Juteborg is innovating a replacement for polypropylene granules (PP), namely JutePP granules which replace 30-50% of PP with Jute. JutePP will reduce the use of virgin plastic with its associated emissions and has the potential to replace plastic completely. Jute, the golden fiber, is claimed to be the most
Since 2007, Sida has used Challenge Funds as a mechanism for addressing global challenges and creating positive social impact in developing countries. Since then, 13 challenge funds have been delivered (some in multiple rounds), which in turn has helped to support hundreds of businesses and organisations globally to address development challenges. But what is the
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SIANI Expert group: Benefits of collaborative purchasing of local produce for women smallholder farmers in Kenya Female smallholder farmers have low access to markets due to lack of market information, transportation disadvantages and time constraints. These factors reduce their competitiveness and make them dependent on middlemen. Our Expert Group seeks to explore how Kenyan female
Innovations Against Poverty challenges the privat sector to develop products, services and business models that can contribute to the fight against poverty and climate change. It is funded by Sida and implemented by SNV in partnership with BoP Inc and Inclusive Business Sweden. Through our advisory and non-reimbursable funding, we are supporting innovative inclusive business models that
Expand represents our collective vision to make West Sweden the hub for Inclusive Business. With support from Västra Götalandsregionen and the European Union, we are working to expand the minds and markets of West Swedish Small- and Medium- Enterprises (SMEs) while creating shared value and greater impact for the Base of the Pyramid. We
Join our global community of over 500 inclusive business ventures, 30 investors and 200 advisors at the Inclusive Business Accelerator. IBA can help high-potential entrepreneurs to efficiently access networks, knowledge and capital. Profiling your venture on the platform is completely free, and only takes about 10-15 minutes to set-up. For years we have been supporting businesses that