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Client Awards & Recognition


 
 

2015 FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards

The ‘Achievement in Inclusive Business’ category recognizes transformational business models that integrate people at the Base of Pyramid into the value chain as suppliers, distributors, retailers or customers. The business models highlighted are commercially viable as well as inclusive, benefiting both the company and some of the more than 4 billion people living on less than $8 per day in purchasing power parity or lacking access to basic goods and services. Three of the seven short-listed companies are IFC inclusive business clients:

 

Cummins Cogeneration Limited (highly commended)  
Echale a tu Casa  

MicroEnsure* (winner of the Special 10th Anniversary Award: 

                       Excellence in Transformational Business)

 
Novartis International  
Off-Grid Electric*  
Tribanco* Case Study
UnionPay (winner)  
   
* IFC client  

 

In addition, IFC inclusive business client bKash was short-listed for the Achievement in Transformational Finance Award:highlights innovative financing structures, products or services that support initiatives with substantial social, environmental and corporate governance value and the potential to transform lives in developing economies, including for the urban poor.

 

2014 FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards

The ‘Achievement in Inclusive Business’ category recognizes transformational business models that integrate people at the Base of Pyramid into the value chain as suppliers, distributors, retailers or customers. The business models highlighted are commercially viable as well as inclusive, benefiting both the company and some of the more than 4 billion people living on less than $8 per day in purchasing power parity or lacking access to basic goods and services. All seven of the short-listed companies are IFC inclusive business clients:

 

ECOM: Fact Sheet Case Study
Engro Foods Limited (winner): Fact Sheet Case Study
Fundacion Cardiovascular de Colombia: Fact Sheet Case Study
F-Road: Fact Sheet  
Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd (special commendation): Fact Sheet Case Study
Procafecol: Fact Sheet  
Promigas: Fact Sheet Case Study

 

2013 FT/IFC Sustainable Finance Awards

The ‘Achievement in Inclusive Business’ category highlights ground-breaking initiatives that are commercially viable as well as inclusive, benefiting both the company and some of the more than four billion people who lack access to basic goods and services as well as income opportunities. All five of the shortlisted companies are IFC inclusive business clients:

 

Alqueria: Fact Sheet Case Study
Interswitch: Fact Sheet  
Kenya Tea Development Agency (winner): Fact Sheet Case Study
Manila Water Company: Fact Sheet Case Study
Uniminuto (winner): Fact Sheet Case Study

 

G20 Challenge in Inclusive Business Innovation

Eleven of the 15 companies recognized by the G20 in Mexico in 2012 are IFC inclusive business clients selected for their ability to demonstrate innovation, financial sustainability, development results, potential for growth and replication, and social and environmental sustainability:

Agrofinanzas* (Mexico) Case Study
Apollo Hospitals Group* (India) Case Study
Bakhresa Grain Milling* (Malawi) Case Study
Brilla, a program launched by Promigas* (Colombia) Case Study
Corporación Universitaria Minutode Dios* (Colombia) Case Study
Ecofiltro (Guatemala)
Engro Foods Limited* (Pakistan) Case Study
Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd.* (India) Case Study
Manila Water Company* (Philippines) Case Study
Millicom* (Luxembourg)  
Reybanpac Unidadde Lácteos* (Ecuador)  
Sustainable Harvest Coffee Importers (United States)
Tenda Atacado Ltda(Brazil)
VINTE Viviendas Integrales* (Mexico) Case Study
Waterlife India Private Limited (India)  
   
* IFC Client  

 

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