Studies and statistics amply indicate that companies can and should do more than just assign money to CSR. With so many other ways to create a social impact, corporates and business houses can prove to be instrumental in driving development in the real sense in India.
In this Hangout, Santosh Phad talks about his personal journey, his vision behind Thinksharp Foundation, its far-reaching impact, his role in India’s journey towards development of education and the road ahead.
Achieving India’s Sustainable Development Goals would need creating affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. Here we call out 3 innovative cleantech startups which are working towards it.
Impact incubators have a special role to play beyond nurturing potential game-changing startups and innovative ideas. They need to start telling stories not only to create goodwill for themselves but also to help the greater good of society.
In this Hangout, we had an impromptu exchange of questions, answers and ideas related to product development for social impact. Ashwin shared a few interesting anecdotes about his end users and lessons he has gained from leading product development at Simpa.
Live Hangout with Kunal Sanklecha, The 21-yr Old Who Went To Antarctica On An Expedition To See Climate Change
He dreamt of doing something for the good of this planet and a newspaper ad turned this dream into reality. Having recently returned from his expedition to Antarctica, Kunal gets candid about his experiences, his learnings from Robert Swan and his views on the severity of climate change.
Are You An Impact Investor OR An Incubator Or A Social Entrepreneur? Then Here’s Why You Should Be Telling Stories
There are 3 major entities in the social good spectrum. The way these different organizations employ storytelling should be reflective of their role in the social entrepreneurship ecosystem.
Education is the foundation for wholesome socio-economic development of a nation. At a higher level it needs to transcend the certificate of a degree and focus on employment-oriented learning. At primary and secondary levels it needs to focus on offering universal access and ensuring holistic learning. It’s only then that we can achieve our SDGs. A quick look at a few social enterprises that are contributing towards achieving these goals.
In this Hangout I asked him about his speech at COP 21 climate conference in Paris, some of the key projects in climate change space he has worked on, how being recognized by Forbes has helped him and his vision for his venture.