Members of Business Fights Poverty are invited to an online event to celebrate the launch of the B Team - a collective of some of the world’s leading figures in business, including Sir Richard…Continue
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By Lina Salazar O, Opportunities for the Majority Inter-American Development Bank
One of the reasons why companies and financial institutions fear entering the low-income market segment (the so called base of the pyramid or BOP) is the risk that this entails. The lack of knowledge about the preferences and tastes of this population, as well as their variable income stream are some of the factors that discourage the entry in BOP markets and that contribute to its…Continue
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David Grayson, Melody McLaren and Heiko Spitzeck explain why they set out to produce a manifesto for social intrapreneurs and for those inside and outside companies who want to encourage them.
We define social intrapreneurs as ‘people within a large corporation who take direct initiative for innovations that address social or environmental challenges while also creating commercial value for the company’. Social intrapreneurs are typically, “going against the…Continue
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