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.
WASH innovation cannot work in a silo. It needs to work in tandem with positive interventions like awareness through seminars and village level events to help people become more vocal about their problems and make the impact more sustainable.
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.
I believe if we need to make significant strides in achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 4 of ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education for all then we need to reduce the gap between urban and rural education. Digital learning is one of the prime solutions.
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.
How Cleantech Startups Can Tell Stories Of Impact That Reflect Spirit Of The Sustainable Development Goals
Cleantech startups have a multidimensional impact on their end consumers. Stories of impact should bring out these flavours and align them with the relevant sustainable development goals.
Analysing Circular Economy as the means to fuel sustainable development and reduce socio-economic inequality.
Social Enterprises are key instruments of social change and thus their role in helping us achieve Sustainable Development Goals is highly critical.