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IB Forum features at B4D Pathfinder Tools Workshop in Harare

IB Forum features at B4D Pathfinder Tools Workshop in Harare

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In March 2015, the IB Forum of Zimbabwe and SNV were invited to present at a breakfast workshop hosted by the Southern Africa Trust and EMCOZ. The Workshop, entitled: "Inclusive Business - Assessment and Guidance Tools for Companies" launched the "Business for Development (B4D) Pathfinder Tools".

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26 Mar , 15
Is Inclusive Business showing results? Progress across three portfolios supporting 160 companies:

Is Inclusive Business showing results? Progress across three portfolios supporting 160 companies:

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Are inclusive businesses reaching scale? What scale is that, in terms of revenue and reach? How many fail? These questions are impossible to answer because there is simply not enough comparable evidence. But buried beneath the surface, there is a wealth of monitoring data within programmes that have been supporting inclusive business, whether with grants, investment, technical support or other backing. This Spotlight draws on evidence from three portfolios, that have in total supported 160 companies, to share information on what patterns emerge from a combined data set.

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14 Jan , 15
Going ‘green and inclusive’ is simply good for business.

Going ‘green and inclusive’ is simply good for business.

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This was a recurring and concluding theme in a presentation by Mr Tom Derksen (SNV Board Member and Global Director for Agriculture) when he addressed the recent Business Council for Sustainable Development Zimbabwe (BCSDZ) Annual Conference held in November 2104 in Harare. Extracts from this presentation are included in the IB Forum Newsletter for December 2014 ( refer to the "Newsletter" section on this website).

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05 Jan , 15

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