IBWhat is inclusive business? 
Inclusive businesses provide goods, services, and livelihoods on a commercially viable basis, either at scale or scalable, to people living at the base of the pyramid making them part of the value chain of companies as suppliers, distributors, retailers, or customers. More...

 

ESCAP and the Inclusive Business Action Network partner to strengthen the policy environment for inclusive businesses in South-East Asia

The Inclusive Business Action Network (iBAN) and ESCAP announced a joint initiative to help governments to enhance the policy environment for inclusive business in South-East Asia. The iBAN-ESCAP partnership will focus on three areas: country-level analysis and advice, regional policy dialogues, and regional knowledge exchange. The partners will conduct studies that identify existing and potential inclusive business companies in each country and analyze the overall context in which they operate. Based on this analysis, the studies will provide recommendations for policymakers and institutions to encourage inclusive businesses. More...