We focus on improving the effectiveness and reach of small enterprise capacity development, and do this in three ways:

  • We help build effective ecosystems in our core geographies
  • We develop strategic partnerships with globally significant SME capacity builders that are innovative and have the potential to execute scalable, high-impact work
  • We rigorously evaluate what works, and what does not, in the programmes we support, and share our learnings with others

In a world of significant social and environmental challenges, SMEs need to consider how to incorporate sustainability into their core business models. We are exploring ways in which they can do this more effectively, and continue to support SMEs that are mindful of their wider social and environmental obligations through appropriate interventions.