What we do


We are a network of business people and corporate organisations that uses an enterprise approach to tackle global poverty.

We support projects in developing countries that create jobs, empower the poor and transform communities.

Our vision


Our members have already created or are sustaining over 20,000 jobs in 62 projects in 22 countries, with a total direct or indirect investment of £55m.

Help us continue creating sustainable employment and resilient businesses as permanent solutions to the curse of poverty.

News & Events



First social impact company launched on ISDX stock exchange

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In an exciting new milestone, Dato Kim Tan, co-founder of Transformational Business Network, launched the first social impact company on the ISDX stock exchange in London on 30th November 2015. INQO is a social impact company using enterprise to tackle poverty focused primarily on Sub-Saharan Africa.



Transcending the Wall in Bethlehem – TBN Case Study

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Transcend Support staff at the launch, 2012

Transcend Support is a ground-breaking social business in Palestine which has faced diverse challenges in such a conflict-ridden environment – but the prize has been a functioning, successful business which can operate in times of peace and in times of conflict.
Transcend Support, founded by TBN Partner Jerry Marshall, is a call-centre business that is a great fit for Palestine because it is not dependent on the free movement of individuals or goods.