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SectorMost major industry classification systems use sources of revenue as their basis for classifying companies into specific sectors, subsectors and industries. In order to group like companies based on their sustainability-related risks and opportunities, SASB created the Sustainable Industry Classification System® (SICS®) and the classification of sectors, subsectors and industries in the SDG Investor Platform is based on SICS.
Health Care Providers
Business Model Description
Manufacture healthcare consumables.
Improve coverage of healthcare service delivery, and increase access to quality healthcare.
Indicative ReturnDescribes the rate of growth an investment is expected to generate within the IOA. The indicative return is identified for the IOA by establishing its Internal Rate of Return (IRR), Return of Investment (ROI) or Gross Profit Margin (GPM).
10% - 15% (in ROI)
Investment TimeframeDescribes the time period in which the IOA will pay-back the invested resources. The estimate is based on asset expected lifetime as the IOA will start generating accumulated positive cash-flows.
Medium Term (5–10 years)
Market SizeDescribes the value of potential addressable market of the IOA. The market size is identified for the IOA by establishing the value in USD, identifying the Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) or providing a numeric unit critical to the IOA.
> USD 1 billion
Average Ticket Size (USD)Describes the USD amount for a typical investment required in the IOA.
USD 1 million - USD 10 million
Direct ImpactDescribes the primary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Indirect ImpactDescribes the secondary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
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Case Study: Medical Technology Transfer and Services (MTTS)
Medical Technology Transfer and Services (MTTS), a UNDP Business Call to Action (BCtA) member, delivers innovative, cost-effective solutions for newborns in need of intensive medical care. MTTS was established in 2004 in Vietnam and now serves hospitals in low-income communities across Asia as well as in Sub-Saharan Africa and Central America.