Understanding the mentorship model, incubatee selection process and the parameters of impact through an interaction with Dr. Neelam Maheshwari, Director of Deshpande Foundation
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
Earth Day Feature: Live Hangout with Kathy Walkling, Co-founder Of EcoFemme, A Socent That Makes Washable Pads For Women
In this Live Hangout, Kathy Walkling talks about the cultural limitations surrounding menstruation, EcoFemme’s impact model, their products and initiatives towards empowering women.
In this second installment of the Series we explore how Goonj and Jimani Collections are blending clothing with sustainable impact. Goonj is imbibing the spirit of ‘Cloth is Currency and Dignity’ while Jimani has made their women employees their strongest quality.
In the globalized and market-led world of today, consumers have choice of products. For far too long we have bought or used products that have pandered to our naked consumerism over planet and people. Time to change our preferences. Commercial brands have a great opportunity to bring about social good by changing consumer preferences towards sustainable and ethically made products.
What are the academic avenues to gain the knowledge and expertise required to start a Social Enterprise? Leading academic institutions and organizations that support social entrepreneurship run courses and workshops to condition the aspirants for bringing about a positive change. A snapshot.
Chatting With Harshil Vora, The Brain Behind Kabaad Ka Jugaad, An Environmental Project Focused On Waste Upcycling
On the sidelines of Kabaad Mela, a competition for innovation in Waste Upcycling, I spoke to Harshil Vora. He wants to change the way we perceive waste and make us realize its immense commercial potential. Take a look.
Social innovation is taking place everywhere around us as we speak. It’s nothing but how we respond to the problems in our immediate vicinity as people. However some of us demonstrate a vision and take it beyond its original context for betterment of many others. They transform from being innovators to entrepreneurs and dream of a better world which would be worth living for tomorrow.
In this Live Hangout, I asked Raj about his role as Hult Prize India Director, emerging social entrepreneurial ideas in India, tried to understand his views on Capitalism 3.0, and learnt about Sociocross, a platform for ideas that have the vision to bring about positive impact, he co-founded and much more..
I was elated when I got an opportunity to represent the noble work carried out by Manjit Singh at Salaiban at the Social Welfare & Growth Awards (SWAG) 2016 organized by The CSR Journal. Here’s a short video.