Business & Poverty – a platform approach

Business & Poverty launches in the Netherlands

After a successful launch in Belgium, the Business & Poverty platform is moving to the Netherlands under the name Inclusive Business.
A joint initiative i-propeller, NewForsight (NL), in partnership with Action Tank (FR).

Read more on Inclusive Business in the Netherlands

Read more on Business & Poverty in Belgium

Contact: Laure Heilbron (NL) – +31 (0)6 1594 9889 or Michael Wagemans– +32 (0)499 695 336

Shaping the wallet of the future – a better future for all


Businesses can have a positive societal impact at an unusually large scale on the lives of the poor, at the same time gearing up their organizations for the future, with innovative solutions and market approaches.

“Business & Poverty” is about businesses stepping up to the challenge of developing structural and impactful solutions


  • Create a platform of 10 to 15 leading businesses operating in complementary sectors
  • Organise a combination of joint workshops and individual innovation trajectories
  • Test at least 30 market solutions in the first 3 years
  • Scale – or be ready to scale – at least 50% of solutions by January 2017

Read article on Business & Poverty in Trends Magazine (in dutch)

Business & Poverty Belgium:

Contact: Michael Wagemans (+32(0)499 695 336)

Learn more…

Some impressions of the Business & Poverty first joint learning event

Inclusive Business The Netherlands:

Contact: Laure Heilbron (NL) – +31 (0)6 1594 9889 or Michael Wagemans– +32(0)499 695 336

Learn more…