Event Calendar for 2016

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Inclusive Business and the SDGs: Leveraging opportunities globally and at the national level

Wednesday, 17 February 2016 11:15 – 12:45 (Auditorium A) Content and Objectives The 2nd IB Asia Forum will bring together 250 practitioners from businesses, investors, governments, and development partners to discuss recent innovative approaches and examples of inclusive business investments. Uniquely, the event will also discuss how governments and business associations can support or create a better enabling environment for Inclusive Business (IB). Furthermore, the event will exchange experiences from Latin America with Asia and seek replication In 2015, world leaders adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which includes a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, fight inequality and ...

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Upcoming Webinar: What Does it Take to Scale Inclusive Business Models in the Philippines?

28 January
8PM - 9:15PM


  The Business Call to Action (BCtA) and the Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) will host a webinar discussing the question, What Does it Take to Scale Inclusive Business Models in the Philippines. Moderated by Rapa Lopa, the Executive Director of the PBSP, the webinar will look at what the successful companies are doing right to ensure they are having a social impact but also that their inclusive business initiative is commercially viable and scalable. The panelists will explore the many implications for companies seeking to set up successful inclusive business ventures and address external and internal challenges that they encounter ...

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Upcoming Webinar: Small Farmers and Business: Best Practices From the Field, Jan 21

21 January
10AM - 11:15AM


On 21 January 2016, the Business Call to Action (BCtA), in collaboration with Hystra and support from Danone Ecosystem will host an interactive webinar discussion. The webinar will feature speakers from Danone Ecosystem and Juhudi Kilimo, two leading companies working to transform lives and livelihoods of millions of smallholder farmers through innovative inclusive business approaches. Agriculture is an important source of livelihood for the low-income rural communities around the world. An estimated 1.5 billion people directly depend on small farms for their income, and these farms in turn produce nearly 80 percent of all food consumed in the developing world. Smallholder ...

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