Scale and efficiency are two of the biggest benefits of technology. We need tech innovators, investors and evangelists to start employing technology towards sustainable development.
Problems of poverty and inequality have a complex correlation between them. While governmental policy is the biggest change agent, we need social entrepreneurs to effectively address these problems at the grassroots. Here are some promising social entrepreneurs I spoke to.
It is a conventional view that bringing about change in water access and sanitation is the sole domain of the government. However without grassroots social innovation, massive govt schemes may be ineffectual in achieving Sustainable Development Goal #6. Here we look at some of the promising WASH innovators.
Creating more opportunities for women social entrepreneurs to hone their ideas and above all, a level playing field is necessary in achieving sustainable development and creating a growth story that translates into shared prosperity for all.
Our country needs cross-disciplinary collaboration between social enterprises to solve some of the complex problems of our development hotspots. Microentrepreneurship, accelerator organizations and addressing information gaps can be some of the key factors in achieving this.
I believe if we need to make significant strides in achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 4 of ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education for all then we need to reduce the gap between urban and rural education. Digital learning is one of the prime solutions.
If India has to achieve sustainable and inclusive growth as defined in the SDGs and truly emerge as an economic powerhouse then more women entrepreneurs especially social entrepreneurs are needed.
How Cleantech Startups Can Tell Stories Of Impact That Reflect Spirit Of The Sustainable Development Goals
Cleantech startups have a multidimensional impact on their end consumers. Stories of impact should bring out these flavours and align them with the relevant sustainable development goals.
Analysing Circular Economy as the means to fuel sustainable development and reduce socio-economic inequality.