other potentially useful resources

outcomes and indicators—some initial ideas





other potentially useful resources: context

World Business Council for Sustainable Development new publication “Doing Business with the World – The new role of corporate leadership in global development”.http://www.wbcsd.org/DocRoot/9cJReM0SYOSeVahE1usM/Bizwithworld_LR.pdf

http://www.shellfoundation.org/pages/core_lines.php?p=influencing_content&page=reports&t=0 includes two reports, Enterprise Solutions to Poverty (2005) and the more recent Down to Business: New solutions to old problems.

UNIDO report http://www.unido.org/file-storage/download/?file%5fid=23310 circa 2003, but comprehensive and detailed.

http://rru.worldbank.org/ business development conditions info from the world bank

http://www.countryrisk.com/index.html — this site is old but many links still work

other potentially useful resources: blogs, news, communities, links

The Private Sector Development Blog (PSD Blog) gathers together news, resources and ideas about the role of private enterprise in fighting poverty. The blog is informal and represents the quirks and opinions of the bloggers, but it is hosted by the World Bank Group’s Rapid Response knowledge service, a joint knowledge initiative of the World Bank and International Finance Corporation which specializes in policy advice on business environment reform and privatization policy in developing countries.

great set of links: http://www.nextbillion.net/resources/links/#other

http://www.socialedge.org/resources/edge-wiki/SocialEntrepreneurship for links

http://ipegroup.net/resources/ blog of the International Private Enterprise Group, a NYC-based network of professionals working at the intersection of the private sector, capital markets, technology and international development.

http://bopreneur.blogspot.com/ the BOPreneur blog

http://www.business4good.org/ another blog

social enterprise reporter http://www.sereporter.com/ collects various news and resource items

good news stream at WBCSD from their international business segment: http://www.wbcsd.org/templates/TemplateWBCSD5/layout.asp?type=p&MenuId=MTE0NA&doOpen=1&ClickMenu=LeftMenu

INSEAD on BoP http://knowledge.insead.edu/bottompyramid.cfm -pretty general

Ditto Oxford Said Skoll center: http://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/skoll/

other potentially useful resources: additional materials

on market development, value chains and the poor http://www.seepnetwork.org/files/4695_file_Progress_Note_16_VC_Development_and_the_Poor.pdf and http://www.seepnetwork.org/files/3211_file_Value_Chain_think_piece_and_description_01.27.06.doc

on finding customers in emerging markets http://www.exportsource.ca/gol/exportsource/site.nsf/en/es03263.html


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