Conference at Helsinki School of Economics
The Conference on Sustainable Innovations at the Base of the Pyramid, organized by HSE, attempts to bring the Base-of-the-Pyramid (BOP) approach to poverty alleviation to the forefront and increase BOP knowledge by bringing together practitioners and academics from developing and developed countries. The conference addresses the topic of innovations in the underprivileged markets within the context of socially, ecologically and economically sustainable development.
The speakers include international experts of BOP business from academia, NGOs, the public sector and companies such as Nokia, GrameenPhone, Phillips Design and Vestergaard-Frandsen. In addition, there will be interactive workshops on current themes on sustainability and innovations at the BOP.
The conference will coincide with the publication of the book ”Sustainability Challenges and Solutions at the Base of the Pyramid: Business, Technology and the Poor”, edited by Prabhu Kandachar and Minna Halme and published by Greenleaf www.greenleaf-publishing.com/productdetail.kmod?productid=2759.
Conference registration is now open at www.hse.fi/bop. The website also includes program with speaker introductions and plenty of other information.