Enterprise Based Approaches to Economic Development and Poverty Alleviation

  • Published: 1 February 2013

This short summary gives an overview of the current state of poverty and other key development issues, and makes the case for greater private sector involvement going forward. Case studies illustrate how companies can make an impact through core business practices in three key ways: including more people in its value chains, innovating needed products and services for base of pyramid customers, and through impact investments into smaller enterprises.

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