Putting market access into practice: Reaching the bottom billion through corporate supply and distribution chains
Andy Wales - Head of Sustainable Development, SABMiller
David Croft - Sustainability Director, Cadbury
Euan Wilmshurst - Stakeholder Engagement Manager, The Coca-Cola Company
Caroline Ashley - Research Fellow, Overseas Development Institute
Simon Maxwell - Director, Overseas Development Institute
Businesses are expanding the market access of the poor through new approaches in their supply and distribution chains. What is being learnt from experience so far? This meeting will compare different approaches, and draw out lessons concerning their implementation, impact, and returns. Are companies making their local markets work better for the poor?