is a platform to scale the impacts of inclusive and social business. Its main focus will be around initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean, while open to learning from and adding to the global context. It will focus on leveraging value chains to create economic opportunity, empowerment and enterprise for people at the Base of the Economic Pyramid (BoP) through the distribution of goods and services.
SCALA will serve as a backbone organization sparking a vibrant community of practice and providing services around:
Knowledge assets to accelerate innovation, impact and effective partnerships.
A support network to design and implement programs, nurture relationships, establish relevant connections and catalyze collective action.
Financing to advance projects.
An observatory to evaluate impacts and disseminate lessons learned.