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Viswanathan, Madhu, Subsistence Marketplaces (2013), eBook


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Subsistence Marketplaces

ShowUseful Websites:

1. Ecosystem Marketplace – Carbon project

2. William Davidson Institute – University of Michigan

3. BRINQ website – Base of Pyramid definition

4. BOP source blog by Jenara Nerenberg – Good resources for Base of Pyramid links, news, etc

5. Science and Technology Innovations for the BOP in Southeast Asia      

6. Base of Pyramid Innovation blog by Louise Koch

7. Microsoft – Technology for subsistence markets

8. Simulation

ShowCases of Business and Social Enterprises

1. Colby College website 

2. Velowala.org

3. Worldchanging

4. SEBRAE – Brazil

5. University of Michigan

6. Startup capital for social entrepreneurs

ShowData sources

Introductory pdf

1. Beyond Economic Growth (WBI, 2004)

2. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)  Publications

3. Rural Marketing Association of India

     a. Article 1

     b. Article 2

     c. Article 3

ShowVideos

Mumbai slum dwellers turn rubbish into small fortunes

Welcome to India 2012 BBC Documentary - Episode 1

Welcome to India 2012 BBC Documentary - Episode 2

Welcome to India 2012 BBC Documentary - Episode 3

 

Sustainability

ShowBusiness Plans and Reports

1. Airlines involvement in future climate treaty

2. Ecovative Design

3. Other company CSR reports

Show Courses

1. California Institute Technology: Product design for the developing world

2. Clemson University: Featuring: EE&S 486,686 Pollution Prevention and Industrial Ecology

3. Columbia University: The Earth Institute

4. Cooper Union : EID 357 Sustainable Engineering and Development

5. Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis: The GO GREEN course

6. Michigan Technological University: ENG 5530 Sustainability Graduate Seminar

7. Northwestern University:Sustainability: Issues and Action Near and Far

8. Portland State University:Sustainability Courses

9. University of California, Berkeley: Business and Technology for Sustainable Development

10. Globalinitiative Microfinance

ShowUseful websites

1. Sustainable Consumption & Production – UNEP

2. World Resource Institute

Mumbai slum dwellers turn rubbish into small fortunes

Vanguard World toilet crisis

 

Course Material - Online Access

Show Business Plans and Presentations

 

Additional Material - Consent Required

Show Educational Videos

 

1. Day in the life of an urban seller

2. Day in the life of a rural seller

3. Day in the life of a urban buyer

4. Day in the life of a rural buyer

5. Shakti Rising - Movie

6. Marketplace Literacy - Consumer

7. Marketplace Literacy - Entrepreneur

8. Immersion - Water

9. Immersion - Plowing

10. Marketplace Literacy (Telugu)

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