The guide provides an overview of key concepts, a snapshot of the FMCG industry within the BoP market as well as identifying several industry trends. The guide then dives into the most relevant parts of the FMCG value chain for companies as well as the organisation itself and the surrounding ecosystem. The guide concludes with a list of useful resources and recommended reading for further inspiration.
The 17 Global Goals for sustainable development present numerous opportunities for business. Not least in developing countries, where millions of people lack access to healthy food, water, sanitation and energy.
This publication focuses on the challenges and oppotunities related to four of the 17 Global Goals.
The report concludes with suggestions for ways forward. The report is based on the experience of the authors working with innovation, technology, and business models targeting emerging and developing economies. This knowledge has been supplemented with a technology assessment and interviews with global experts and companies working in the HT–LC space.
Sustainable development and economic development are inextricably linked and the low-income housing sector lends itself particularly well to inclusive business models. Integrating low-income communities, both as users and consumers and also as suppliers and workers, helps advance human development. At the same time, it can be an efficient and effective way of addressing market failures and unlocking market potential.
In this booklet we introduce two pivotal topics important to companies’ success in these markets: where to source financing for your business model and how to use a range of innovative financial tools to enable your company to ensure a steady cash flow. This booklet is not an exhaustive account of funding opportunities, but an inspirational guide with a clear message: Funding is out there waiting for promising business cases.
The Toolbox is designed primarily for business professionals who are entering developing markets for the first time. The activities are relevant for business professionals across industries and company sizes, B2B as well as B2C. However, companies that directly or through local businesses reach low-income end-users will benefit more than companies who, for example, invest in large-scale infrastructure projects through governments or international organizations.
Together they explored the potential for doing BOP business in South Africa.
The publication 'Doing BOP business in South Africa' present the central findings of the study.
The publication introduces the BOP-energy market and shows how Nordic competences can be utilized in new markets.
The DIBD publication 'Working with the Bottom of the Pyramid' was the first introductory information material developed (in 2007) to inform the Danish business community on how to approach BOP-markets