Deloitte, IICPSD and UNDP, launched this report in September 2016, which examines how to start, develop and optimize inclusive business based on their current degree of readiness and maturity. It is the first report of its kind providing guidance for companies to better understand how their inclusive businesses can leverage the 2030 Global Agenda. This publication outlines how inclusive business can advance SDGs and what opportunities SDGs open for inclusive business.
The one struggle of being motivated to search for the most impactful solutions for the SDGs is that you want to read everything that is being published on the topic.
It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the amount of reports, research, analysis and articles out there, because there just isn’t enough time in the day to read every hot new report. Between near-constant recommendations of outstanding research, new sequels and a terrifyingly long list of bookmarked Internet long reads, it can be stressful to choose what you should pick up next.
To make it easier for you, we have compiled a list of important BCtA reports and tools from the past two years that you should add to your early 2018 reading list.
This list is just a few of the useful reports published recently by BCtA and our partners. They will make you rethink what inclusive business means and the impact they can have, offer advice to disruptors of all ages and sectors, and reinforce the fact that commercial sustainability and development impact can indeed go hand in hand.
Here are our top 5 reports that you should read or re-read to ensure a long-lasting contribution to the global goals:
(in Spanish)The report finds that with over a quarter of all Colombians living below the poverty line, efforts to tackle poverty and improve living, working and health conditions must be stepped up if Colombia is to achieve its SDG commitments. Supporting this, the report, published in partnership with CECODES, is intended as a tool for key inclusive business stakeholders in Colombia, including the private sector, government, cooperation agencies and development organizations, to gain a better understanding of the ways in which inclusive business can be promoted, positioned and strengthened. It provides recommendations on how business models can be replicated and scaled sustainably, and how diverse actors can support and promote these models, fostering better alignment on all efforts to achieve the SDGs in Colombia.