Business Call to Action (BCtA) will bring together BCtA members and selected partners for an invitation-only breakfast event that will focus on strategies that enhance the value of inclusive business models. The event will give senior-level company representatives the chance to network with experts and practitioners in this space, identify new models and opportunities for innovation, and explore areas for potential collaboration. Business Fights Poverty is providing online community support for the event.
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Opening Address: Sigrid Kaag, Assistant Secretary-General and Assistant Administrator, UN Development Programme (UNDP) delivers opening remarks.
BCtA Company Commitments: Sameer Hajee, CEO, Nuru Energy; Enrique Coronado, CEO, Por ti Familia; and Neal Lesh, CSO, Dimagi announce commitments to the BCtA.
High-Level Panel: Encouraging, Expanding and Scaling Up
Inclusive Business in Support of the MDGs
- Georg Kell, Executive Director, UN Global Compact
- Ted London, Director of the Base of the Pyramid Initiative, University of Michigan Ross School of Business
- Christine Montenegro McGrath, Vice President of Sustainability and Latina Cohorts, Kraft Foods
Discussion moderated by Jane Nelson, Director, Harvard University's CSR Initiative.
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To achieve inclusive business growth and scale, companies not only need to have the right products, services and business model, but also the appropriate management practices. Base of the pyramid (...