Mike Debelak - Inclusive Business Sweden

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Aalto Global Impact organized together with the New Global an event called Co-creating Business Ecosystems in Emerging Markets on 17th of June. The event was hosted by Fortum.

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Mike Debelak - Inclusive Business Sweden

  1. 1. A  Na%onal  Approach  to  Inclusive   Business  with  the  BoP   Mike  Debelak     Finland   17th  June  2014  
  2. 2. 2   Introducing  Inclusive  Business  Sweden   Our  Mission   Engage  and  support   organisa/ons  in   sustainable,  innova/ve   and  inclusive  business   models  at  the  base  of   the  pyramid     Who  Are  We?   The  na/onal  centre  for   the  advancement  of   inclusive  business   ini/a/ves  at  the  base  of   the  pyramid   Our  Vision   Industry  collabora/ng  with  other  organisa/ons  to  meet  the   developmental  needs  of  the  BoP  while  themselves   benefi/ng  from  the  involvement  in  these  markets  
  3. 3. 3   Overview   •  Inclusive  business  in  Sweden   •  The  Inclusive  Business  Agenda  –  a  naEonal  approach  
  4. 4. 4   Inclusive  business  iniEaEves  can  be  delivered   through  global  consorEums…   •  SeIng  global  standards  for  BeKer  CoKon,   and  bringing  together  coKon’s  complex   supply  chain,  from  farmers  to  retailers   •  Aims  to  have  1  million  BeKer  CoKon   farmers  producing  over  2.5  million  metric   tonnes  of  BeKer  CoKon  by  2015   Global  partnership  with   mulE-­‐naEonal  companies     Supported  by  network  of   funding  partners  
  5. 5. 5   …  corporates…   •  “Deeper  into  the  Pyramid”   •  Mission:  Making  food  safe  and  available,   everywhere,  for  everyone   •  Co-­‐creaEng  with  their  customers   •  “ConnecEng  for  Change”   •  Mission:  Affordable  access  for  mobile   phones,  broadband  and  the  cloud   •  Co-­‐creaEng  through  public-­‐private   partnerships   •  500  000  people  connected  in  the  12   countries  in  Sub-­‐Saharan  Africa  
  6. 6. 6   …  and  social  businesses   Emerging COOKING SOLUTIONS
  7. 7. 7   So  the  quesEon  is…   What  do  Swedish  businesses   need  in  order  to  innovate,  co-­‐ create  and  succeed  in  BoP   markets?  
  8. 8. 8   Overview   •  Inclusive  business  in  Sweden   •  The  Inclusive  Business  Agenda  –  a  naEonal  approach  
  9. 9. 9   Inclusive  Business  Agenda   Purpose   Formulate  a  strategic  research,  innovaEon  and  acEon  agenda  for  engaging  Swedish  organisaEons  with   BoP  opportuniEes.   Basic  Needs  of  the  BoP     e.g.  food  and  agriculture,  clean   water,  health  and  hygiene,   energy,  housing,  transporta/on,   communica/ons,  environmental   management,  job  crea/on,   entrepreneurship,  etc   Swedish  Capability     e.g.  energy,  ICT,  manufacturing,   healthcare,  automo/ve,  science   and  technology,  infrastructure,   financial  services,  research   ins/tutes,  innova/on  capabili/es,   social  services,  etc   Collabora?ve  research,   innova?on  and  ac?on   Supported  by…  
  10. 10. 10   A  CollaboraEve  Approach   Workshop  2   March  2014   60  par/cipants   Workshop  1   February  2014   120  par/cipants  
  11. 11. 11   Inclusive  Business  Agenda  –  Our  Strategy   Why   High  potenEal  to  leverage   Swedish  capability  to  meet  the   needs  of  the  BoP   Co-­‐crea?ng  inclusive   business  models  for   mutual  benefit   High  potenEal  for  the   Swedish  economy  to  grow   and  innovate  –  sustainably   Who   What   How   •  Companies   •  Innovators  and  entrepreneurs   •  NGOs   •  Government   •  InsEtutes  and  academia   •  Financiers   •  Network  organizaEons   •  Development  agencies   •  Embassies  and  trade  orgs   •  Foreign  partners   …  co-­‐crea/ng  with  “the  BoP”     SupporEve  framework               Needs-­‐based  sectors  &  ambiEons   •  Linking  plaforms  and  players   •  Online  and  offline  plaforms   •  Networking  /  partnering   forums   •  Co-­‐creaEon  with  the  BoP   •  Tools  and  databases   •  Access  to  finance  and  support   services   •  Link  and  align:  Research  ó   InnovaEon  ó  Inclusive   business  models    
  12. 12. 12   SupporEve  Framework   •  Deep  understanding  of   markets  and  contexts   •  CollaboraEve  /  parEcipatory   research   •  Two-­‐way  learning   •  Research  provides  foundaEon   for  innovaEon  and  acEon   •  Learn  by  doing   •  Needs-­‐based  /  user-­‐driven   innovaEon   •  Inclusive  innovaEon  -­‐   innovate  and  find  soluEons   with  the  BoP   •  Present  in  target  markets  -­‐   local  engagement  criEcal   •  Sharing  experience,  ideas,   technology   Knowledge   development  and   exchange   CollaboraEve   innovaEon   Networking  and   partnerships   Financing  and   support   SupporEve   framework   •  Early  stage  support  needed   for  social  entrepreneurs   •  Should  strive  to  become  good   investments  –  aKract   investors   •  MulEple  finance  sources:   Agencies,  donors,  private   investors,  crowd  funding,  etc   •  Support  scaling   •  Strong  partnerships  criEcal  for   scalable  and  profitable   business  models   •  Partners  link  in  with  BoP   •  CollaboraEve  community   sharing  ideas,  opportuniEes   and  resources   •  Leverage  local  resource  pools   (chambers,  embassies,   immigrants,  etc)  
  13. 13. 13   Needs-­‐based  sectors   Energy   ICT   Water  &  SanitaEon   Healthcare   Agriculture   Environmental  and  waste  services   Forestry   Research  and  external  input   8  Focus  Sectors   Workshop  /  par?cipant  output   Manufacturing  
  14. 14. 14   Double productivity of small-scale agriculture How? How? How?How? How? The  Next  Step:  Challenge  clusters   Agriculture   (an  example)   CollaboraEve  cluster   of  organisaEons  with   sector  focus   Set  ambiEous  global   challenge  that   agenda  /  parEcipants   can  aspire  to     Develop  research,   innovaEon  and   support  iniEaEves   towards  the  goal  
  15. 15. 15   Key  learnings   "   Co-­‐creaEon  and  partnering  criEcal  components   of  a  successful  BoP  strategy   "   Yes  –  need  to  co-­‐create  with  the  BoP,  but  also   need  to  partner  with  other  organisaEons   (business,  government,  NGOs)   "   Need  to  take  a  collaboraEve  approach  to   research,  innovaEon  and  acEon  in  this  space  
  16. 16. 16   Thank  you   QuesEons?     mike.debelak@inclusivebusiness.se   www.inclusivebusiness.se  

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