Posts by Fernando Casado Cañeque
In this era of environmental degradation and climate change, aiming to eradicate poverty before addressing the environment will simply not work. The challenge of our time, say Stuart Hart and Fernando Casado Cañeque, is to figure out how to commercialize new clean technologies, while extending the economic benefits to vulnerable communities – what they term a global “green leap.” They discuss this challenge in their new book, and share some key takeaways here. (NextBillion will be giving away a free chapter of the book in our e-newsletter, NextBillion Notes, all month.)
It’s Time for Inclusive Business to Move Beyond Pilots: We’ve shown that the concept can work – now it’s time to increase the impact
The concept of inclusive business has quickly transcended the stale model of corporate social responsibility. But in spite of some successful pilot programs, it hasn’t really affected the way major companies do business. If it’s going to have a real social impact, that has to change, argues Fernando Casado Cañeque.
The BoP Global Network has released the report “Raising the Base of the Pyramid Through Enterprise - Innovative Case Studies of BoP Ventures and Initiatives” has been published. The report documents 16 case studies implemented by the BoP Global Network Learning Labs (also known as Innovation Centers) from around the world.