If businesses big and small practice socially responsible behaviour then human society will witness a sea of change in quality of life and hope for a better future. However this can only happen if they are run by managers and leaders who know what it means to run a sustainable business.
Localization of products and services is chiefly instrumental in creating sustainable social value for local populace. Social innovation is the underlying force behind this localization.
Developing the Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP) community as producers is incomplete without giving access to marketplaces. Sustainable Development can be ensured if social entrepreneurs focus on developing BoP as Producers.
Sustainable supply chain directly contributes to the impact created by a social enterprise. It is also the chief instrument in achievement of its social mission.
This Live Hangout with Mr. Iytha Mallikarjuna tries to understand the concept of Fair Trade, its landscape in India and key challenges facing fair trade industry
In this hangout, Afshan and I spoke about issues related to lack of transparency in the fashion industry, how her venture is trying to make a social impact by connecting its consumers with women artisans, challenges she faces in her business, and her views on the role of women entrepreneurs in the society.
Clothing As A Means of Social Change: Featuring Purple Impression Which Empowers Women Artisans From Pakistan
Clothing is a sentiment and every piece of fabric tells a story. We spoke to Purple Impression, an ethical clothing brand. They are changing the way clothing is perceived as a garment through their innovative model and their zeal towards empowering women artisans from Pakistan.
An e-Book that will help entrepreneurs and marketers of social good brands understand visual storytelling and identify the right story through an interactive template.
Erroneous perception about profit often doubts the intentions of a For-Profit Social Enterprise and overlooks fund related malpractices in Not for Profit NGOs. Attaching a moral value and transparent methodology to delivering social good makes people uneasy at the idea of doing it through a sustainable revenue model. Which is better? Generating profit through fair trade or depending on grants and donations which is becoming difficult to come through because of the philanthropy funding sources being saturated by pleas for it?