India needs social enterprises who rise at the grass root level, understand the problems of disadvantaged communities more intimately and innovate solutions sharply focused on various problems faced by them.
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.
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?
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.
#economyforall: Understanding The Need For Holistic Interventions To Tackle Inequality With Priya Naik, Founder, Samhita
Our chat with Samhita Founder and CEO, Priya Naik on why holistic interventions with all the stakeholders are necessary to reduce inequality.
Impact investors are the evangelists of the social entrepreneurship ecosystem and they have a key role to play in the success of SDGs. By re-aligning their investment focus on social and economic outcomes defined under the SDGs, impact investors can encourage cross-functional and holistic social innovations.
Understanding why it is necessary to support ideas in the early stage for building a sustainable Social Enterprise and how its done at NSRCEL from Aakarsh Naidu, Director of Ecosystem Initiatives.
Service Design revolves around the intangible aspects of your impact offering. A good service model digs deeper into the very ethics of your organisation, your philosophy and the cause you support to deliver a more sustainable and long-term impact.