Business Solutions for Universal Access to Sustainable Sanitation

Building a global sanitation business ecosystem through partnership - Empowering Toilet Innovators and SaniPreneurs - Changing Lives

Toilets for 2.4 billion is the business opportunity of the decade

We Can't Wait

The Toilet Board Coalition brings experts from business, investment, and the global sanitation community to cross-fertilise experiences, and innovate at all levels, to catalyse the growth of profitable sanitation businesses that deliver sanitation to all.

We Mean Business

We work at the systems level to co-create the necessary ecosystem to support sanitation businesses to scale. And, we work directly with promising businesses in emerging and frontier markets that have the potential to deliver sustainable and resilient sanitation at scale.

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Our Members

The Facts

2.4bn

Approximately 2.4 billion people live without improved sanitation, of which almost 1 billion people continue to defecate in the open.

1/5

Sanitation remains a neglected issue with financial investments representing only 1/5 of the total water, sanitation and hygiene sector expenditure.

0.85m

Diarrhoeal diseases are the second leading cause of child deaths in the world. Every year 0.85 million children die from diarrhoea. 88% of these deaths are caused by poor sanitation and unimproved water.

1/3

1 in 3 women worldwide risk shame, disease, harassment and even attack because they have nowhere safe to go to the toilet.

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In 2016 we have launched
the Toilet Accelerator

The Toilet Accelerator works with sanitation businesses in 3 ways

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The Toilet
Accelerator Benefits

6-12 months in-kind business support & hands-on mentoring tailored to your needs and the challenges facing your business

Access to global and local mentors: business experts from leading multinational companies - sales, marketing, supply-chain, financial planning, etc  and technical experts from leading companies and stakeholders - research & development, engineering, IT, mobile, etc

A business intelligence toolkit: consumer insights study; social & environmental audit; investment analysis

Partnership brokering & brand building through affiliation with TBC member corporate, NGO and institutional brands

Access to capital upon graduation from the Toilet Accelerator (Capital from TBC members and TBC investor network based on investment readiness

Membership to Toilet Entrepreneur Network, a global peer-to-peer network of sanitation business entrepreneurs and Alumni of the Toilet Accelerator Program

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Accelerator Cohort 2016

Clean-Team Svadha Laguna-Water
Lixil RFL iDE
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Feasibility Cohorts

Completing the Sanitation Value Chain

CIRCULAR ECONOMY

MOBILE FOR SANITATION

AFFORDABLE HOUSING

Learn how we help deliver sanitation solutions throughout the value chain

Learn how we help deliver sanitation solutions throughout the value chain

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