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Responsible BOP

New Economies of Development: Critical Engagements with the Bottom of the Pyramid

Over the last decade, business has increasingly been cast as the engine of development. Today, private sector initiatives are often said to deliver 'win-win outcomes' - to the world's poor, and to the financial bottom line.
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Ansari, Shahzad / Nunir, Kamal / Gregg, Tricia /
Impact at the ‘Bottom of the Pyramid’: The role of social capital in capability development and community empowerment.
Journal of Management Studies, 49 (4): 813-842.

Hahn, Rüdiger /
The ethical rational of business for the poor – integrating the concepts Bottom of the Pyramid, sustainable development, and corporate citizenship.
Journal of Business Ethics, 84:313–324.

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