This general introductory course imparts basic knowledge on inclusive business (IB), its definition and features. The course also sets the parameters of the IB target groups and how they are involved in the value chain.
This course outlines the different sectors where the base of the pyramid (BoP) is engaged, identifies different IB approaches and illustrates the inclusive business ecosystem. Overall, the intro course makes the case for inclusive business and highlights the positive impact of IB on the SDGs.
KEY LEARNINGS In this course, you will:
Develop a deep understanding of what Inclusive Business is.
Recognise the relevance of Inclusive Business for companies, investors, policymakers, and low-income communities.
The Inclusive Business Action Network (iBAN) is a global initiative supporting the scaling and replication of inclusive business models. Through its strategic approach iBAN supports companies with tailormade investment readiness programmes and develops national inclusive business policy strategies with policymakers.