Commercial Kaupapa Models

Deciding how the financial engine will contribute to the kaupapa.

Organisations need clear expectations as to how their commercial operations will contribute to the kaupapa.

Four Commercial Kaupapa Models

There are four different models that should be considered;

Simple Financial Contribution

Commercial operations contribute funding to tribal programmes that directly contribute to the kaupapa. Essentially the financial engine generates as much return as possible and the kaupapa objectives are solely achieved by distribution programmes.

Financial Contribution and Identified ‘No-Go’ Areas for Investment

As above but also creates screening rules that prohibit areas of investment and business activity that are inconsistent with kaupapa values and standards.

Financial Contribution, Identified ‘No-Go’ Areas for Investment and Positive Contributions to Kaupapa

This model builds on the former and creates additional objectives and targets for positively contributing to kaupapa values and priorities.

Financial Contribution and Positive Contributions to Kaupapa Values and Priorities

This model similarly has objectives and targets for positive contributions to kaupapa values, but does not retaining the negative screening rules.

Analysis of Models

The table below provides an analytical overview of the four possible models:
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‘No-Go’ Areas for Investment

The screening tools to create no go areas are in the section Policy and Principles

Positive Kaupapa Objectives and Targets

The various frameworks and benchmarking systems are in the Objectives and Targets section

Principles and Policies

That can be used for either negative screening of positive targets and are in the Principles and Policies section.

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