The new issue of the iBAN CLUED-iN digital magazine dives into the emerging problem of a “talent gap” in inclusive business. What is this gap? How is it caused? How can we address it?
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Vietnam’s economy has radically transformed over the past few decades. Despite this, Vietnam continues to grapple with social challenges such as poverty, unequal access to public health and education and the need for environmental sustainability.
Every two months the online magazine 'CLUED-iN' provides you with information on current trends in inclusive business. CLUED-iN is developed with a high-level editorial committee of inclusive business thought leaders from a wide range of fields – including the private sector, donor organizations…
This issue paper is being written with the overarching objective of informing the policy makers at the federal and provincial-level regarding the facilitation required by social enterprises in Pakistan.
Evolution of Science, Technology and Innovation Policies for Sustainable Development: The Experiences of China, Japan, the Republic of Korea and Singapore
This book aims to give policy makers an overview of the evolution of science, technology and innovation (STI) policies in a selected number of East Asian countries. China, Japan, Republic of Korea and Singapore have transformed their economies and societies in recent decades.
In February 2017, the British Council and United Nations ESCAP signed a collaborative agreement to promote the growth of social enterprise and impact investment across the Asia-Pacific region as a means of supporting progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Interest in social enterprises in Indonesia is growing alongside increased emphasis on entrepreneurship in general. This is evident in the growing number of events, research, and government activities focused on social enterprise.
The term ‘Social Enterprise’ is relatively new to Sri Lanka, although the practice of employing business approaches and leveraging market mechanisms to address social problems has a long and distinguished history in the country, in the form of co-operatives, thrift societies, and welfare and…
Technology and Inequalities (Ch4 in Inequality in Asia and the Pacific in the era of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development)
The relationship between technology and inequality is multifaceted. Technology has enhanced productivity, accelerated economic growth, enabled knowledge and information sharing and increased access to basic services. However, it has also been the cause of inequalities.