SDGs are grand vision statements, universally accepted and based on common social good. Social entrepreneurs and changemakers should not only create impact metrics that align with them but also tell stories that reflect the spirit of the SDGs in the impact efforts of their organizations.
Bootstrapped startups may not have the resources or skills to produce broadcast quality videos. However by adhering to the 3 tips mentioned here, they can surely take effective steps in that direction.
As with any project that your organization undertakes, embarking on a storytelling exercise needs you to prepare in advance to be more effective and to focus on specific outcomes. Here we have compiled a quick list of things you need to do to make a sound start.
Nonfiction impact filmmakers have an important role to play in bringing the work of social entrepreneurs in public consciousness. They need institutional support to do this and philanthropy organizations are best poised to extend that support.
Every cohort program is a story in itself which can be told by capturing these 4 elements- Program theme, entrepreneurs, sponsors & mentors and event. The final objective is to demonstrate the effectiveness of the program in realistic yet artful way.
Live Hangout With Sathya Raghu V Mokkapati, Co-Founder Of Agriculture Startups Kheyti & Cosmos Green
In this Hangout Sathya explains the fundamental problems of agriculture in India, why farmers’ kids don’t want to continue with agriculture and how govt and startups can change that.
A big country like India with myriad socioeconomic challenges direly needs social impact focused, responsible and purpose-driven businesses and startups. Entire business ecosystem needs a paradigm shift in its approach. B Corp certification could be a good start. Here’s learning about this certification, directly from India’s first B Corp.
Naveen Krishna, Managing Director, SMV Wheels, Describes The Struggles Of Rickshaw Drivers And What He Is Doing About It
In this video, Naveen vividly describes the struggles of cycle rickshaw drivers and how he took unto himself to improve their plight by upgrading 300 drivers to electric rickshaw in last 9 months alone.
Identifying an authentic social impact organization is a matter of nuanced discussion and closer assessment. It’s the mindset, performance reporting and the substance of impact that determine a true impact organization. In this article I have applied my understanding to distinguish impact startup from the other 2 startups.
In this short chat with me, Anushri lays out 6 areas that give a comprehensive sense of what quality is like in a school, how Adhyayan is furthering this cause through their tool and why quality in school education is important for our society.