Swedish and Indian Companies Explore Business Models that Include the Poor as Consumers, Producers and Suppliers

Author: Business Call to Action, Published on: 11 November 2013

Leading Swedish and Indian companies gathered in New Delhi…to share examples of how businesses have developed innovative models…[to] contribute to development outcomes, and ensure that the poor are included in economic activities as consumers, producers and suppliers…“Evidence from around the world shows that progress on social indicators can be accelerated when business and the private sector join in coalition with other development actors to reach the Millennium Development Goals….” [said the UN & UNDP Resident Representative]…Recognizing that successful public-private partnerships at the country level are critical in enabling more sustainable and inclusive business practices, the event featured innovations by…companies including Ericsson, IKEA, Waste Ventures and Tetra Pak [part of Tetra Laval]…

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Related companies: Ericsson IKEA Tetra Laval Tetra Pak (part of Tetra Laval)