Using business to bringtransformation to theworld’s poor
The TBN Mission     The mission of TBN is to combat poverty and bring       social transformation by promoting the growth ...
Life as it really is…….     • 805 million people live on <US$1 a day     • Every 3 seconds, a child dies as a result of   ...
The bottom billion                                                                 •1 billion people                      ...
The Problem...Using business to bring transformation to the world’s   25/05/12   2poor
Is it a food production issue...?          • World agriculture produces now 17%+            calories per person than 30 ye...
The Problem...Using business to bring transformation to the world’s poor   25/05/12   3
7 million children p.a -                                        DIE                               ALL PREVENTABLE...      ...
Obscene Inequality “One-fifth of humanity live in countries wheremany people think nothing of spending $2 a dayon a cappuc...
A time of hope in interesting times!!!" Economic growth is the driver of progress…When market signals, formal institutions...
Using business to bring transformation to the world’s   25/05/12   10poor
Good NewsStrong growth & transformation:                  Brazil, China & IndiaChina: 700m out of poverty, 1981-2008Extrem...
Using business to bring transformation to the world’s   25/05/12   12poor
Using business to bring transformation to the world’s   25/05/12   11poor
Using business to bring transformation to the world’s   25/05/12   13poor
Bad News…      Sub Saharan Africa      Number of people in                          extreme poverty      increased…       ...
Using business to bring transformation to the world’s poor   25/05/12   13
The scale of the issue…                  502m                                  313m                              Insert US...
Unfair Trade & Subsidies• $1billion a YEAR on aid for agriculture  in poor countries• $1 billion a DAY on subsidies of  ag...
The problem – The ordinary operation ofeconomic & political systems Unfair trade rules deny poor countries £0.7 billion a ...
What is our response                  to this            Scandal of Global                 Poverty?Using business to bring...
“More than aid, trade has the potential to                increase the share of the world’s poorest                countri...
What is TBN?An international network of business people and investorsusing enterprise to tackle global poverty.An internat...
Eradicating poverty through Business Growtha proven way to combat poverty Using business to bring transformation to the wo...
Coordinated Innovation:                 Financial                              International                Resources     ...
Use YOUR skills and talents                                                                You can:                       ...
Initiate projects:                                                            TeamStart helps Palestinian                 ...
Establish businesses:ToughStuff is a business established by a TBN Partner   that provides low cost solar powered light, r...
Train:   TBN Partners    developed a  practical 4 day course on setting up a business that    has created    hundreds ofbu...
Support and mentor businesses:                                                                Partners have               ...
Find Markets:Trade as Onewas establishedby a TBNPartner tomarket goodsfrom developingcountries in theUSAUsing business to ...
Impact Finance…                                                        Revolving Loan Funds                               ...
Invest:TBN members investingin Nairobi-based Fusionhave enabled 262 SMEbusinesses, unable to getbank loans because of alac...
Opportunities to invest & support                  micro - small enterprises – 1-20                  jobsUsing business to...
Business Growth  – THE Powerful Catalyst                     Invest & support an SME – 50-100 jobsUsing business to bring ...
Helping the poor  •Creating jobs  •Building capital  •Giving hopeUsing business to bring transformation to the world’s   2...
We have the responsibility…     Together we can make a difference!!1. Join the movement and                become a   memb...
What help do TBN Partners get?• Help to get involved    – ‘Expo’ visits to developing      countries    – Local groups (TB...
“We are the first generation that can look              extreme and stupid poverty in the eye …                           ...
Forward momentum“The test of our progress is not whetherwe add more to the abundance of thosewho have much; it is whether ...
YOU do make the difference!                     Lets ‘Just Do It’ Together…Using business to bring transformation to the w...
Using business to bring transformation to the world’s   25/05/12   19poor
The State of the nations...Using business to bring transformation to the world’s   25/05/12   4poor
The State of the nations...Using business to bring transformation to the world’s   25/05/12   5poor
The State of the nations...Using business to bring transformation to the world’s   25/05/12   6poor
World Bank Stats                           People            $                  2008                                  1.2b...
Scandal of World PovertyUsing business to bring transformation to the world’s   25/05/12   19poor
Scandal of World PovertyUsing business to bring transformation to the world’s   25/05/12   19poor
Scandal of World PovertyUsing business to bring transformation to the world’s   25/05/12   19poor
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  • Fuelled by: High commodity prices Stagnating growth in developed nations Investors ploughing money into emerging markets... Developing countries are not economically following US &amp; Europe
  • I team, 2 weeks, 8 TBN members, led to the creation of 200 businesses in 1 year. 3/10 trainees develop a successful business within a year, another 3/10 turn a failing business to a successful business (defined as able to support a family).
  • So sign up today (at the table over….)
  • Stuart McGreevy – The Role of TBN

    1. 1. Using business to bringtransformation to theworld’s poor
    2. 2. The TBN Mission The mission of TBN is to combat poverty and bring social transformation by promoting the growth of Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SME’s) We believe that building SME’s creates improvements in living standards, in health, education, innovation - and restores human dignityUsing business to bring transformation and poverty alleviation
    3. 3. Life as it really is……. • 805 million people live on <US$1 a day • Every 3 seconds, a child dies as a result of extreme poverty • 47% of the world population live on less that US$2 a day – a staggering 2.4 billion peopleUsing business to bring transformation to the world’s poor 25/05/12 19
    4. 4. The bottom billion •1 billion people live in extreme poverty •1.2 billion people don’t have access to clean water •50,000 people die every day from extreme poverty •100 million children can’t go to schoolUsing business to bring transformation to the world’s poor 25/05/12
    5. 5. The Problem...Using business to bring transformation to the world’s 25/05/12 2poor
    6. 6. Is it a food production issue...? • World agriculture produces now 17%+ calories per person than 30 years ago..!!! 2700 kcal pp... Problem is: • People do not have enough income to purchase food • Insufficient land to grow enough foodUsing business to bring transformation to the world’s 25/05/12 19poor
    7. 7. The Problem...Using business to bring transformation to the world’s poor 25/05/12 3
    8. 8. 7 million children p.a - DIE ALL PREVENTABLE... 50% HUNGER RELATED...Using business to bring transformation to the world’s 25/05/12 9poor
    9. 9. Obscene Inequality “One-fifth of humanity live in countries wheremany people think nothing of spending $2 a dayon a cappuccino. Another fifth of humanity survive on less than$1 a day and live in countries where childrendie for want of a simple anti-mosquito bednet”Source: UN Human Development Report 2005 Using business to bring transformation to the world’s poor 25/05/12 19
    10. 10. A time of hope in interesting times!!!" Economic growth is the driver of progress…When market signals, formal institutions & income growthcome together...quick improvements…” World Bank, 2011“A promising time for fighting poverty”…Jeff Sachs, NY times 2012 Using business to bring transformation to the world’s 25/05/12 20 poor
    11. 11. Using business to bring transformation to the world’s 25/05/12 10poor
    12. 12. Good NewsStrong growth & transformation: Brazil, China & IndiaChina: 700m out of poverty, 1981-2008Extreme poverty 84% to 13%GDP +9% every year, even in 2009!!!Fuelled by:•High commodity prices•Stagnating growth in developed nations•Investors ploughing money into emerging markets...•Developing countries are not economically following US& EuropeUsing business to bring transformation to the world’s 25/05/12 15poor
    13. 13. Using business to bring transformation to the world’s 25/05/12 12poor
    14. 14. Using business to bring transformation to the world’s 25/05/12 11poor
    15. 15. Using business to bring transformation to the world’s 25/05/12 13poor
    16. 16. Bad News… Sub Saharan Africa Number of people in extreme poverty increased… 1990: 289.5m 2008: 415.6mUsing business to bring transformation to the world’s 25/05/12 17poor
    17. 17. Using business to bring transformation to the world’s poor 25/05/12 13
    18. 18. The scale of the issue… 502m 313m Insert US & EU picUsing business to bring transformation to the world’s 25/05/12 19poor
    19. 19. Unfair Trade & Subsidies• $1billion a YEAR on aid for agriculture in poor countries• $1 billion a DAY on subsidies of agricultural overproduction at home• EU diary subsidy is $2.50/cow/day whilst 2.8b people live on <$2/daySource: UN Human Development Report 2005 ??????? Using business to bring transformation to the world’s poor 25/05/12
    20. 20. The problem – The ordinary operation ofeconomic & political systems Unfair trade rules deny poor countries £0.7 billion a day, 14 times what the receive in aid Countries in sub-Saharan Africa spend £8 billion a year on debt repayments 3 days’ global military spending (£3 billion) could send every child to school.Using business to bring transformation to the world’s poor 25/05/12
    21. 21. What is our response to this Scandal of Global Poverty?Using business to bring transformation to the world’s 25/05/12 19poor
    22. 22. “More than aid, trade has the potential to increase the share of the world’s poorest countries and people in global prosperity” Source: UN Human Development Report 2005 The poor need jobs, not aidUsing business to bring transformation to the world’s 25/05/12 19poor
    23. 23. What is TBN?An international network of business people and investorsusing enterprise to tackle global poverty.An international network that: – Provides SME entrepreneurs and intermediaries with: • investment, • management support, • Specialist business development & market assistance, • training & mentoring. – Shares ‘know how’ of locally relevant investment and business models; – Connects trusted partners, both local and international; – Builds the ‘enterprise ecosystem’ in emerging economies.Using business to bring transformation and poverty alleviation
    24. 24. Eradicating poverty through Business Growtha proven way to combat poverty Using business to bring transformation to the world’s 25/05/12 19 poor
    25. 25. Coordinated Innovation: Financial International Resources Network X People Fuel= FundsUsing business to bring transformation to the world’s 12/2/11 2poor
    26. 26. Use YOUR skills and talents You can: –Provide training, all International business areas! Network • Help businesses grow & develop –Specific mentoring & You, coaching US, • Small business advice for your company SME’s –Help create self sustainable jobsUsing business to bring transformation to the world’s 25/05/12 19poor
    27. 27. Initiate projects: TeamStart helps Palestinian entrepreneurs develop high potential businesses with links to Israeli technology Touch Nature creates jobs companies for single mothers in Nepal through the manufacturing of handmade natural skin and body care products, allowing them to take care of and educate their children.Using business to bring transformation to the worlds poor 13/06/12 27
    28. 28. Establish businesses:ToughStuff is a business established by a TBN Partner that provides low cost solar powered light, radio batteries and mobile charging, distributed via thousands of village entrepreneursUsing business to bring transformation to the worlds poor 13/06/12 28
    29. 29. Train: TBN Partners developed a practical 4 day course on setting up a business that has created hundreds ofbusinesses in Africa and Asia, and trainees are delivering the course to othersUsing business to bring transformation to the worlds poor 13/06/12 29
    30. 30. Support and mentor businesses: Partners have helped Hagar as it provides hope and a sustainable future for ex-trafficked women and children in Cambodia through vocational training and employment in its catering and contract cleaning companiesUsing business to bring transformation to the worlds poor 13/06/12 30
    31. 31. Find Markets:Trade as Onewas establishedby a TBNPartner tomarket goodsfrom developingcountries in theUSAUsing business to bring transformation to the worlds poor 13/06/12 31
    32. 32. Impact Finance… Revolving Loan Funds Private Equity/VC Financial International Resources Network MicroFinance Fuel= People Funds Investment CompaniesUsing business to bring transformation to the world’s 12/2/11 2poor
    33. 33. Invest:TBN members investingin Nairobi-based Fusionhave enabled 262 SMEbusinesses, unable to getbank loans because of alack of collateral, to obtainfunding to grow theirbusinesses and providevital employment Margaret has been able to expand her wig making and beauty products business thanks to a Fusion loan and now has 10 employeesUsing business to bring transformation to the worlds poor 13/06/12 33
    34. 34. Opportunities to invest & support micro - small enterprises – 1-20 jobsUsing business to bring transformation to the world’s poor 25/05/12
    35. 35. Business Growth – THE Powerful Catalyst Invest & support an SME – 50-100 jobsUsing business to bring transformation to the world’s poor 25/05/12 19
    36. 36. Helping the poor •Creating jobs •Building capital •Giving hopeUsing business to bring transformation to the world’s 25/05/12 19poor
    37. 37. We have the responsibility… Together we can make a difference!!1. Join the movement and become a member2. -Corporate or individual3. Join an Exposure trip4. Give and invest your skills, time & resources5. Register for information TBN eNewsUsing business to bring transformation to the world’s 25/05/12 19poor
    38. 38. What help do TBN Partners get?• Help to get involved – ‘Expo’ visits to developing countries – Local groups (TBGs) – Personal contact• Practical support – Access to skills and resources (eNews, portal, members day) – Mentoring – Loan fund – NGO status / business cards – EncouragementUsing business to bring transformation to the worlds poor 13/06/12 38
    39. 39. “We are the first generation that can look extreme and stupid poverty in the eye …  we have the cash, we have the drugs, we have the science -- but Do we have the will to make poverty history? Some say we cant afford to.  I say we cant afford not to.” Bono, 2004Using business to bring transformation to the world’s 25/05/12 19poor
    40. 40. Forward momentum“The test of our progress is not whetherwe add more to the abundance of thosewho have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little” US President Franklin D Roosevelt (2nd Inaugural Address, 1937Using business to bring transformation to the world’s 25/05/12 19poor
    41. 41. YOU do make the difference! Lets ‘Just Do It’ Together…Using business to bring transformation to the worlds poor 13/06/12 41
    42. 42. Using business to bring transformation to the world’s 25/05/12 19poor
    43. 43. The State of the nations...Using business to bring transformation to the world’s 25/05/12 4poor
    44. 44. The State of the nations...Using business to bring transformation to the world’s 25/05/12 5poor
    45. 45. The State of the nations...Using business to bring transformation to the world’s 25/05/12 6poor
    46. 46. World Bank Stats People $ 2008 1.2bn 1.25 2008 801m 1.00 1981 1.94bn 1.25 1981 1.54bn 1.00Using business to bring transformation to the world’s 25/05/12 14poor
    47. 47. Scandal of World PovertyUsing business to bring transformation to the world’s 25/05/12 19poor
    48. 48. Scandal of World PovertyUsing business to bring transformation to the world’s 25/05/12 19poor
    49. 49. Scandal of World PovertyUsing business to bring transformation to the world’s 25/05/12 19poor

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