Stories from the Sector: The Dos and Don’ts of Running a Sustainable, Profitable, and Scalable Business
Reaching profitability is difficult for any company, but achieving it within the clean cooking sector has its own unique set of challenges. Different market contexts and operational conditions are key determinants in business decision-making; there is no “one size fits all” approach nor solution. Where some businesses have tried to scale too quickly and failed, others have taken a slow and steady approach to figure out a “recipe for success” and have achieved profitable margins and business sustainability. This session will feature clean cooking entrepreneurs that have tried many different approaches to get to their current level of success and attract the right capital for growth, and the lessons they can share about what has worked and what hasn’t.