Being the Change:
Eriko Ishikawa andChristine Ribeirowith
Christian Gomez,Sabine Hertveldt,Sabine Prinz,Marcus Watson,and Toshi Masuoka
inspiring the next generation ofinclusive business entrepreneursiMpacting the base of the pYraMiD
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About IFC’s Inclusive Business Models Group
Launched in 2010, IFC’s Inclusive Business Models Group mobilizes people, ideas, inormation and resources to help companiesstart and scale inclusive business models more eectively. Over the past eight years, inclusive business models have accountedor about 7 percent to 10 percent o IFC’s annual commitments, or over $7 billion. Our work with over 300 inclusive businessclients in more than 80 countries has helped us reach more than 250 million people. For more inormation, visit www.ic.org/ inclusivebusiness.
This report would not have been possible without the pioneering eorts o IFC’s clients. We would like to give a special thanksto the leaders who took their time to be interviewed or this report: Anan Ahsan, Deji Akinyanju, Sanjay Bhatnagar, CarlosCavelier, Gonzalo Correa, Mitchell Elegbe, Teddy Esteve, Mike Fitzgerald, Sergio Leal, Juscelino Martins, Francisco Mere, LuisOrvañanos, Gyanesh Pandey, and Paresh Rajde.The writing team included Eriko Ishikawa and Christine Ribeiro with input rom Christian Gomez, Sabine Hertveldt, SabinePrinz, Marcus Watson, and Toshi Masuoka. Richard Sine was the main editor with support rom Beth Jenkins. Corporate Visionsprovided the design.This IFC publication is made in partnership with the ollowing donor partners:
Thailand (Sabine Prinz)
Ghana (Arne Hoel/The World Bank)
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