Conducting cutting-edge, practitioner-oriented research

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Empowering original student research in frontier markets

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Engaging World Class Thought Leaders (Photo: Paul Polman, CEO, Unilver)

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Drawing upon research and dialogue to explore sustainable and inclusive business

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Training the next generation of inclusive leaders

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Achieving Sustainable and Inclusive Growth
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About Inclusion, Inc.

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Inclusion, Inc. is an initiative of the Institute for Business in the Global Context. Through original research, tailored training programs, and events, the initiative explores economic development through the lens of inclusion and aims to re-define how business, government, and non-governmental actors can collaborate to create sustained and broad-based prosperity.

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Dean Chakravorti on Sustainable Business

Given that 2030 is not that far, when one considers the magnitude of the [UN Sustainable Development] goals, it is worthwhile asking, which of the many stakeholders can maintain the momentum? Whose incentives are most closely aligned with achieving the goals and who has the resources to execute at scale across countries?

The answer is unavoidable: global business, as a stakeholder group, is best positioned to take the lead.

Original Research

The Inclusive Innovators

 

The Inclusive InnovatorsThe Inclusive Innovators builds on discussions and research with more than 20 global companies to apply strategies, lessons, and insights to help businesses leverage the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for Planet, People, AND Profit.

Growth for Good

Read Our "Growth for Good or Good for Growth?" Report

Through research into these barriers and the incentives to Sustainable and Inclusive Business Activities (SIBA), the Institute hopes to provide insight and leadership into how business can begin to move the needle when it comes to inclusive business.

Download our first report, researched and written alongside our partners, the Citi Foundation and the Monitor Institute, titled:

"Growth for Good or Good for Growth?: How Sustainable and Inclusive Activities are Changing Business and Why Companies Aren’t Changing Enough"

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Fletcher Updates

Professor Moghalu to Address Swiss Business Leaders

  • Fletcher School Professor Kingsley Moghalu will deliver the keynote address at the 2017 edition of the prestigious Le Rendez-vous du Commerce International (International Business Conference) on January 10, 2017 at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland. The high-level annual conference is jointly organized by the Swiss bank Credit Suisse and the Swiss state corporations Swiss […]
  • Bhaskar Chakravorti in the Harvard Business Review – “India’s Botched War on Cash”

  • India’s Botched War on Cash [In the wake of demonetization], retail and wholesale markets have stalled around the country. Supply chain transactions, real estate deals, and even weddings and funerals have been frozen. Consumers are coping with lines that are frustrating even for Indians used to standing in lines or waiting for basic services. People […]
  • “Our Digital Planet: Technology’s Global Impact on Lives and Livelihoods”

  • “Our Digital Planet: Technology’s Global Impact on Lives and Livelihoods” Dean Bhaskar Chakravorti spoke on the Digital Planet as part of Tufts University’s “Tufts Talks NYC” in December 2016. View the video on YouTube