Research

Inclusion, Inc. conducts and supports customized research, with particular focus on sustainable and inclusive business, financial services for the poor, shared value partnerships, and social enterprise.

Inclusive Business is at the core of Inclusion, Inc.’s research program. Through research into the barriers and incentives to make sustainability a core part of a sustainable business model, IBGC hopes to provide insight and thought leadership into how business can move the needle toward a more inclusive and sustainable world.

The Cost of Cash is an international series of studies on the "cost of cash" around the world: including the United States, Egypt, India, and Mexico. Looking at patterns of use on a total cost-of-ownership basis, the study yields new insights on cash use, the reasons to consider cash versus alternative payment systems, and the impact of cash use on different participants, consumers, merchants, and society.