OUR MISSION

To create and build consensus for a knowledge exchange platform and networking tool on inclusive growth and innovation

WHY

Technological progress is poised to create enormous efficiency gains and huge shifts in the working world

Less equal societies have less social mobility and access for less people to the advantages offered by the digital transformation , robotics and artificial intelligence to name a few.

HOW

We work with organizations and individuals that are interested in shared prosperity and believe inclusive growth as a paramount topic to address the Fourth Industrial Revolution

These partners’ engagement as media collaborators, speakers at our Thought Leaders meetings, researchers and financial sponsors make our mission possible.

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RESTORE THE MIDDLE CLASS

The middle class is essential for economic growth, social and political stability of any country. Its dynamism, propensity to invest in education and to consume promotes economic growth . Debates about the decline of the middle class are evolving in many countries

ARTICLES AND REPORTS

  •  Costs of housing, child care, health care and college are outpacing salaries and threatening the livelihoods of middle class Americans. Read here
  • Europe’s disappearing middle class – Evidence from the worl of work. Edited by Daniel Vaughan-Whitehead, Senior Economist, International Labour Office, Geneva, Switzerland and Professor at Sciences Po, Paris, France; Read here
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MEANINGFULL ACCESS TO EDUCATION

Sustained access to meaningful learning that has utility is critical to long term improvements in productivity, the reduction of inter-generational cycles of poverty and reductions in inequality.

ARTICLES AND REPORTS

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INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY BASED ECONOMIC GROWTH

Achieving the full potential of promising technologies while addressing their challenges and risks will require effective leadership, but the potential is vast. As technology continues to transform our world, business leaders, policy makers, and citizens must look ahead and plan.

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SUPPORTING THOSE DISPLACED BY STRUCTURAL CHANGE

One reason why growth fails to generate significant employment can be explained by the structural changes that the global economy is undergoing.

ARTICLES AND REPORTS

  • Research by Exequiel Hernandez shows that immigrants have a powerful effect on both capital investment and innovation, and their presence in a community can positively influence a firm’s operations. All these factors can lead to greater economic growth, suggesting that policymakers should consult with firms before making decisions regarding immigration.. Read full report here
  • Growth, structural change and employment , An ILO conference paper

STEERING CORPORATIONS ACTIVITIES TO IMPACT INCLUSIVE GROWTH

The long-held belief that focusing on environment and society is at odds with making a profit is increasingly being challenged

ARTICLES AND REPORTS

  •  It’s not technology that’s disrupting our jobs.The insecure nature of work is a result of decisions by corporations and policy makers. Article by Louis Hyman
  • A report from Morgan Stanley explores four key areas where a corporation’s activities con impact inclusive growth. Full article here

REDUCING THE INFORMATION GAP

The Fourth Industrial Revolution has the potential to raise global income levels and improve the quality of life for populations around the world. To date, those who have gained the most from it have been consumers able to afford and access the digital world

ARTICLES AND REPORTS

  •  Costs of housing, child care, health care and college are outpacing salaries and threatening the livelihoods of middle class Americans. Read here

DEVELOPING GREEN INVESTMENTS STIMULATING INCLUSIVE GROWTH

The middle class is essential for economic growth, social and political stability of any country. Its dynamism, propensity to invest in education and to consume promotes economic growth . Debates about the decline of the middle class are evolving in many countries

ARTICLES AND REPORTS

  •  Costs of housing, child care, health care and college are outpacing salaries and threatening the livelihoods of middle class Americans. Read here

DISTRIBUTING THE BENEFITS OF NEW TECHNOLOGIES

The value that new technologies could create if distributed in an inclusive way are numerous, including the consumer surplus that arises from better products, lower prices, a cleaner environment, and better health. Emerging technologies—including the mobile Internet, autonomous vehicles, and advanced genomics—have the potential to truly reshape the world in which we live and work. Leaders in both government and business must not only know what’s on the horizon but also start preparing for its impact.

ARTICLES AND REPORTS

The myth of inclusive growth

Opinion / 2 September 2018, 11:00am / Siyabonga Hadebe JOHANNESBURG – One of the criticisms that are often directed at the economics of free markets is that benefits accrued from the economy do not cascade to an ordinary person in the street. And that it has a huge...

INCLUSIVE INNOVATORS

Inclusive Innovators have sustainable business models that widen social impact by growing the economy.
By tapping into the pool of usable and science and technologies to offer affordable products and services to all and to be used by all

Inclusive innovators that offer financial inclusion solutions

FarmDrive, a Kenyan enterprise, connects unbanked and underserved smallholder farmers to credit, while helping financial institutions cost-effectively increase their agricultural loan portfolios.

Inclusive innovators with an impact on skills matching and continuing eudcation

Guild Education provides a technology platform that connects large employers and their workforces with top, nonprofit universities that focus on serving the needs of working adults.

Inclusive Innovators with an impact on health for all

RogerVoice helps the deaf and hard of hearing make phone calls. Their clients are call centers and telecom carriers.

Inclusive Innovators with an impact on agricultural output for all

Gamaya, a Swiss agtech startup developing proprietary hyperspectral imaging technology, using drones, to provide farmers insights about their fields.

Inclusive Innovators with an impact on a cleaner world

UBQ created a revolutionary way to take ordinary household waste, including organics, that cannot be recycled, and convert it into a new worldwide-patented material that can be used to make the kind of familiar products people use every day.

Inclusive Innovators with an impact on skills needed for the future

Data4You harnesses the world’s most accessible coding education models to bring beginners of all ages into the tech industry

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Turn ideas into action to go forward with more inclusive innovation

We leverage the power of entrepreneurship and innovation to help people be fully part of 4th Industrial revolution in a more inclusive society. As a international NGO, your financial support is critical to help us act as a catalyst to empower inclusive innovators to develop innovation which can help people increase their incomes, provide health, be trained to fit with the job needs.