Corporate Impact Venturing at the Base of the Pyramid

Alice Schmidt, Christina Tewes-Gradl, Lara Sinha, Megan Leahy-Wright
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So far, large companies have mainly developed – or ‘built’ – new inclusive business initiatives inside their existing business. This paper explores when buying inclusive business externally – through Corporate Impact Venturing (CIV) – makes sense. It also explains how CIV can be set up, and which partners can provide support. The outlook provides recommendations on how to further facilitate investments into inclusive businesses.

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