Drawing upon research and dialogue to explore sustainable and inclusive business

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Conducting cutting-edge, practitioner-oriented research

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Training the next generation of inclusive leaders

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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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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.

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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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Inclusion, Inc. - Conference Report

 

Inclusion, Inc. Forum ReportThe Inclusion, Inc. Conference Report builds on dynamic discussions exploring the questions raised not just over the two-day event, but throughout the last year of in-depth research and conversation around sustainable and inclusive business.

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Fletcher Updates

Bhaskar Chakravorti in Forbes – “Thiel Warms Up The Throng For Trump: When Silicon Valley Becomes Political”

  • Thiel Warms Up The Throng For Trump: When Silicon Valley Becomes Political Silicon Valley, famously, is as much about that over-used notion of disruption as it is about over-stated claims to making the world a better place. Both goals have the power to stir up the millennial mind, which is good for recruiting. Both, however, […]
  • Bhaskar Chakravorti in The Guardian – “As the global economy slows, how can sustainable development remain a priority?”

  • As the global economy slows, how can sustainable development remain a priority? The summer is heating up with reminders that the first anniversary of the launch of the 2030 Agenda is not far – and when it comes to implementing sustainable development worldwide, time passes rather quickly. The high level political forum (HLPF) on Sustainable […]
  • Fletcher Voices: On Brexit

  • With the United Kingdom greeting its referendum on the European Union with a resounding “Leave,” the sheer weight of the “Brexit” was felt at 10 Downing Street and on Wall Street, with shock waves quickly reverberating far beyond. From world markets to international security, geopolitics to national elections, uncertainty around the effects of the vote […]