Private Sector

  • Aug 18, 2014Barriers and the Opportunities at the Base of the Pyramid - The Role of the Private Sector in Inclusive DevelopmentThe report looks at barriers to poverty reduction and at some of the actions private sector actors can undertake to help tackle these barriers.

  • Private Sector Success Stories from UNDP Country Offices in AfricaDec 18, 2014Private Sector Success Stories from UNDP Country Offices in AfricaPrivate Sector Success Stories from UNDP Country Offices in Africa Building upon UNDP-AFIM’s flagship report, Realizing Africa’s Wealth: Building Inclusive Businesses for Shared Prosperity, which illustrates the catalytic role of the private sector and inclusive business practices in reducing poverty, AFIM’s Private Sector Success Stories demonstrates these principles in action at country level with the support of UNDP Country Offices.

  • May 31, 2011Partners in DevelopmentThis report, prepared by United Nations Global Compact, UNDP and Bertelsmann Stiftung, provides concrete advice how donors and development partners can better engage the private sector for development in the least developed countries.

  • IMD HandbookMar 31, 2010IMD HandbookRecognizing the vital role that markets play in poverty reduction and economic growth, UNDP has adopted a focus on Inclusive Markets Development. Under the IMD approach, project activities focus on developing private sector markets to make them more inclusive of and beneficial to the poor as producers, consumers, and employees. This publication features the approach in detail.

  • Brokering Inclusive Business ModelsApr 30, 2010Brokering Inclusive Business ModelsThe objective of this primer is to provide UNDP private sector brokers and other staff with the essential information and tools to build inclusive business models with companies and other partners.