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The business solution to poverty : designing products and services for three billion new customers /

Main Author: Polak, Paul.
Other Authors: Warwick, Mal.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., 2013
Edition: First edition.
Contents: Preface -- Introduction: eight keys to ending poverty -- Only business can end poverty -- "The poor are very different from you and me" -- What is poverty? -- What can government and philanthropy do? -- Why business is best equipped to fight global poverty -- Zero-based design and the bottom billions -- What to do before you launch your business -- The ruthless pursuit of affordability -- Zero-based design in practice : low-cost drip irrigation -- Design for the market -- Zero-based design in practice : a cautionary tale -- Design for scale -- Zero-based design in practice: safe drinking water for small villages -- Design for delivery the last 500 feet -- Building a mission-driven global business -- Opportunities abound -- It's your turn now -- Resources : takeaways and what we say to critics -- Notes -- Acknowledgments -- About the authors -- Index.
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