Interaction with Srinivas Ramanujam on how are innovations in agriculture helping small farmers get access to better services and eventually find a way out of poverty.
Development of BoP needs creating a level playing field through entrepreneurship. This means training rural enterprises in leadership and managerial skills.
Quantitative data collection coupled with qualitative observations is the best way to assess the effectiveness of your impact program. The challenge for social enterprises is to move away from an “output” driven focus towards a more “impact” or “outcome” driven focus.
People at the Bottom of the Pyramid should be empowered to challenge their status quo and beat poverty. This can only happen when they can participate in the economy as producers. Social entrepreneurs have a major role to play here.
Social innovators analyse a socio-economic issue from a human angle and build a solution that is rooted in empathy for the end user.
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.
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.
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.
Social Enterprises are key instruments of social change and thus their role in helping us achieve Sustainable Development Goals is highly critical.