Development of BoP needs creating a level playing field through entrepreneurship. This means training rural enterprises in leadership and managerial skills.
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.
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.
One can either be fully sustainable or fully commercial. For-profit social entrepreneurs always face this dilemma of profit against purpose. Understanding 3 key areas where sustainability and profits conflict and why.
One of the best ways for a socent to represent the impact it makes is through storytelling. Stories of Impact are about a positive social change, achieved through collaboration between different stakeholders and a clear vision for a better tomorrow.