Women's Forum Asia 19

Sep 18 | 15:35 - 16:15

Up with inclusion: How businesses can take a stand for inclusive growth

Room: Padang Room


Women & supply chain DC session By examining markets through a lens of inclusion, businesses can uncover new opportunities: for instance, the base-of-pyramid market worldwide comprises 4 billion people and is worth an estimated $5 trillion. Throughout Asia, what supply chain investments and business models are helping to create income opportunities and deliver affordable, relevant products and services to low-income and marginalized communities? How might businesses take a stand for inclusive growth beyond their own organisational practices in ways that also benefit their bottom line? What kinds of perspectives and leadership do they need to do so?