The Prospects for Social Business in Peri-Urban Water Supply: Employment and Household Welfare Impacts of the Grameen Veolia Venture
- Author(s): Pierce, Gregory
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This paper evaluates the potential for positive changes in household welfare and employment stemming from the institution of social businesses for water supply in peri-urban environments. 1 This analysis uses the experience of Grameen Veolia in the peri-urban space of Dhaka, Bangladesh as a key case for evaluating the concept of social business. The study uses interviews with Grameen Veolia employees, primary project documents, and secondary sources in the grey literature as evidence.