Innovations Against Poverty challenges the private sector to develop products, services and business models that can contribute to the fight against poverty and climate change
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.
Our offer to your business
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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MOBILE SOLUTIONS FOR SANITATION: REMOVING BARRIERS TO SHARING OF PUBLIC TOILETS Uber, the world’s largest taxi company, owns no vehicles. Airbnb, the world’s largest accommodation provider, owns no real estate. Peer-to-peer (P2P) business models such as these have achieved scale globally, and relatively quickly. These P2P business models provide an organised way for us
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
The Inclusive Business Co-creation Accelerator (IBCA), a collaboration between Inclusive Business Sweden and SP Technical Research Institute, is a Vinnova-funded project beginning in January 2015. The programme, which runs for 3 years, sets a clear path for co-creating and scaling inclusive business models with the BoP. A more detailed overview of the programme can be
Project InTaCt (Inclusive Textiles and Clothing) mapped the opportunities for developing inclusive business models across supply chains in Southeast Asia, in order to seek new and innovative investment openings for Swedish and international companies in the textiles and clothing sector. Two focus countries were included in the study: Bangladesh and Myanmar, both home to a vibrant industry
News & highlights
Many female smallholder farmers in Kenya have a hard time accessing markets. This happens because female farmers often lack information about market demand, have limited resources to run their own channels of distribution, and are constrained in terms of time because they also have to manage their farms and look after their house and family.
Wanting to apply their engineering skills to something they were passionate about, Afnan and Damien left their secure jobs in Australia 1,5 years ago and set off for Cambodia with nothing but a problem in mind – people living off grid (beyond the accessibility of public utilities) do not have access to reliable and affordable