Giving Compass' Take:
- Harvey Koh, Laura Amaya, and Sujata Rathi discuss the role of market systems innovation to support equitable and inclusive systems change in markets.
- How can philanthropy help to make market systems more equitable? How can market systems innovation be incorporated in efforts to "build back better"?
- Read about the opportunities for system change investing.
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The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated and highlighted the inequities that perpetuate harmful outcomes for billions of people around the globe. A growing number of voices call for global leaders to seize this crisis as an opportunity to “rebuild better.” However, this is easier said than done.
How can leaders help markets achieve systemic transformations toward inclusion and equity?
In this report, we provide guidance for philanthropic actors seeking to be more effective in supporting such changes in market systems, based on the Market System Innovation (MSI) approach first developed by FSG and the Rockefeller Foundation in 2017. Here, we share lessons from our work supporting partners across the globe in applying MSI in a range of real-world scenarios and offer practical suggestions for others involved in similar work.
Read the full article about market systems innovation by Harvey Koh, Laura Amaya, and Sujata Rathi at FSG.