Ashley Insight provides advisory and facilitation services in inclusive business. Recent assignments include services for a range of clients including donor-financed challenge funds, an impact investment programme, development finance institutions, a multinational, an international NGO-business partnership, and inclusive business platforms. Services are provided by Director, Caroline Ashley and an international team of core associates listed below. Ashley Insight also uses a diverse network of affiliates whose expertise is tailored to the task at hand.
Ashley Insight provides expertise and services on the contributions that business makes to international development.
Director, Caroline Ashley, is a facilitator and analyst of inclusive business. She has been focused on the interface of business and development since working with communities and investors in the mid-nineties in Namibia.
Ashley Insight, founded by Caroline in 2011, provides consultancy services to corporates, social enterprises, funds, donors, and non-profits in the arena of business and development.
The mission of Ashley Insight is to support effective and evidence-based design, facilitation and implementation of models that combine the power of business with social impact. The focus is on business models, investment, or grant support that combine commercial and social return at scale.
As part of this mission, Ashley Insight sponsors and funds the Practitioner Hub on Inclusive Business
, an online platform for sharing information and insights on inclusive business models.