Our mission is to create awareness and develop new ideas that will improve inclusive growth in an era of great challenges.

Inclusive Growth: Profitable Strategies for Tackling Poverty and Inequality

Robert Kaplan, George Serafeim and Eduardo Tugendhat in their recent Harvard Business Review article Inclusive Growth: Profitable Strategies for Tackling Poverty and Inequality. Their thesis is that attempts to create social value are far more likely to succeed if...
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Japan lays groundwork for boom in robot carers

Japan’s ageing society faces a predicted shortfall of 370,000 caregivers by 2025, and the Japanese government wants to increase community acceptance of technology that could help fill the gap in the nursing workforce. According to Japan’s robot strategy, the...
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The Humanization of the Corporation

Artistotle distinguished between money making for its own sake and economic activity constrained by a social purpose, maintaining that the former was counter productive and unsustainable and the latter was preferable and more viable. Applying AI to company records...
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Data innovation and inclusive growth

Edinburgh University has announced plans to appoint 30 Chancellor’s Fellowships in data innovation as part of the DDI Programme “attracting investment, fuelling entrepreneurship, and contributing to inclusive growth”. Edinburgh aims to attract academics from across a...
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European working conditions survey

Demographic change is changing the face of working life across the EU. The increased demand on a shrinking pool of workers to provide for the social needs of an ageing population is leading to increases in the employment rate of older workers and a lengthening of...
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At the Crossroads: Innovation and Inclusive Growth

Remarks by Carolyn A. Wilkins - Senior Deputy Governor G7 Symposium on Innovation and Inclusive Growth Montebello, Quebec, February 8, 2018 Her remarks cover three subjects : Technological progress will raise economic growth, although the channels through which it...
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“If I had a bank account my suffering would end”

said Tomas,  a smallholder and tailor in a remote village in Mozambique, hours from the nearest town. Like many smallholders around the world, he keeps what he earns hidden away because he doesn't have access to a bank account. CGAP has engaged with thousands of...
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Access to water

Jibu, a social enterprise which equips entrepreneurs in emerging market communities to own businesses that ensure access to basic human necessities, with water as an anchor product, completed its $7m Series B financing. The company will use the funds to accelerate its...
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Skills of the Future: How to Thrive in the Complex New World

Pavel Luksha, founder Global Education Futures and professor at Moscow School of Management, has a new report out on what graduates should know and be able to do. Skills of the Future: How to Thrive in the Complex New World was developed with WorldSkills Russia during...
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The algorithm that could help solve the refugee crisis

Stanford researchers develop a data-driven algorithm to place refugees in areas where they are most likely to find employment. In an article published on 18 January 2018, they describe how the algorithm uses demographic data and skills of the refugee and look for...
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Inclusive Innovator, Last Mile Health’s new initiative to deploy 50,000 community health workers

Raj Panjabi, the founder of Last Mile Health, has joined Chuck Slaughter, the founder of Living Goods, a nonprofit organization that has built a distribution platform for lifesaving products, for an announcement on Wednesday at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting...
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Africa and Inclusive Growth


Northern Uganda Has Widest Income Inequality  – read more here

infrastructure curbs Africa’s inclusive growth – read more here

Tanzania top in inclusive economy among African countries in 2018 – read more here

Scaling up the efforts at empowering and expanding opportunities for women are key to achieving sustainable development and prosperity for Ghana – read more here

Five Steps to End Malnutrition in Africa – article by Kofi Annan – read here



Working conditions of workers of different ages – read more here

EU lays down roadmap for sustainable finance – read more here

Rise of robots puts 230,000 Scottish jobs under threat – read more here

Scaling-up the Inclusive Growth Agenda in the Arab Region –read more here

Our Action Plan


Serve as a research and information resource

on problems and solutions affecting Inclusive Growth and Innovation


Build a network of Inclusive Innovators

that are using technology and their business for a more Inclusive society

Selected Inclusive Innovators

Annual Summit

Build awareness for innovation based inclusive growth by presenting research reports and showcasing innovation companies that contribute in a significant way to inclusive growth.

Empower Inclusive innovators

Help accelerate their businesses and knowledge sharing

Accelerating Inclusive Innovation

Presentation Inclusive Growth Forum




The Forum edits independent research reports on inclusive innovation companies to prepare the Innovation based Inclusive Growth conference ( date to be announced )

These reports are available to members on request



Research Projects

Smart Cities Research

To identify the extent of strategic visioning by cities in planning for inclusive growth and improving their economic and environmental sustainability for the future

Understanding Innovation based Inclusive Growth

Open dialogues to carefully selected CEOs of innovative companies, to identify underlying patterns and trends to inclusive growth and innovation

impact of fostering inclusive growth and common good on the corporate values

Addressing the question of which key areas of a corporation’s activities can impact inclusive growth

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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.