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.
There are several individuals and institutions investing their capital in businesses that are creating social change–and these basic questions that they typically ask might help if you are a social entrepreneur.
Unlike a mainstream corporate job, most employees join your social enterprise with a passion and a zeal towards personally contributing to social good. How should you then undertake a performance appraisal for your employees?
The purpose of education in its real sense has got lost in marks, ranks and syllabus. Schools, teachers and all the stakeholders in the education system need to introspect if they are creating individuals who are prepared for the real world and can contribute positively to the economy and the country.
While a social enterprise may not have the luxury of using competitive compensation as a carrot, marketing its grand vision for social change to potential leaders and managers, creating a transparent and inclusive culture and empowering its field staff will go a long way in retaining the right talent.