by Giulia Christianson, Kate Hyder and Aram Kang - November 2012
“Voices of the Entrepreneurs” is both a celebration of what New Ventures has achieved so far and a springboard to its future. This report highlights the experience of 32 New Ventures entrepreneurs and provides valuable insights into the challenges that hinder the growth of environmental...
by Ray Cheung, Ella Delio, Saurabh Lall, Sreyamsa Bairiganjan (CDF-IFMR), David Fuente (CDF-IFMR) and Santosh Singh (CDF-IFMR) - October 2010
This report informs investors about the market potential of the clean
energy industry serving India’s rural Base of the Pyramid (BoP) market, by looking at its opportunities, challenges, and potential paths to growth.
by Virginia Barreiro, Mareike Hussels, Ray Cheung, Belinda Richards, Jesse Last and David Wood - August 2009
*On the Frontiers of Finance* provides an overview of the current landscape, lending practices, and principal challenges of financial intermediaries providing capital to sustainable SMEs in developing countries. The objective of this study is to help stimulate greater and more effective...
by Ray Cheung and Aram Kang - May 2008
China’s energy efficiency industry is emerging as a high growth sector with the country projected to spend as much as Rmb2.1 trillion (USD300 billion) over the next five years on products and services that cut energy use. The key drivers of this development are the Chinese government's...
by Allen Hammond, William J Kramer, Julia Tran, Rob Katz and Courtland Walker - March 2007
Discussions of base of the economic pyramid (BOP) markets have, until now, relied principally on business case studies and rough estimates of market size. The Next 4 Billion uses previously unreleased data to measure market opportunity at the BOP.