Interaction with Srinivas Ramanujam on how are innovations in agriculture helping small farmers get access to better services and eventually find a way out of poverty.
Measuring the social impact of its operations on target beneficiaries is always a data heavy and number crunching exercise for a social enterprise. Be that as it may, there is a need for storytelling in this to induce dynamism, imagination and provocation.
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.
#economyforall: Understanding the Need for Equity Over Inequality with Pranil Naik, Founder, LeapForWord
Ashoka Fellow Pranil Naik shares his thoughts on why Equity needs higher focus than Equality to solve the problem of Inequality.
Studies and statistics amply indicate that companies can and should do more than just assign money to CSR. With so many other ways to create a social impact, corporates and business houses can prove to be instrumental in driving development in the real sense in India.
In this Hangout, Manjul, Co-founder of BEAD talks about the origin of BEAD, their vision to make impact through ethical clothing and their immediate goals.
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.
Applying Data Science to Social Good: Live Hangout With Vinod Chandrashekar, Leader Of DataKind India Chapter
DataKind applies Data science for solving problems of mission-driven organizations. In this Hangout, I chat with Vinod Chandrashekar, Head of its India Chapter. I asked him about how they work with Social sector, interesting projects in India and their vision for India. Take a listen.
The term ‘social good brand’ has been used loosely to depict anyone who is contributing to the society in any way. But it may not be so. Being a Social Good Brand means being passionate about a socio-economic problem, attempting to solve it through sustained social innovation and intimately caring for the community for whom you seek the change.
In the era of innovation and disruptive thinking, solving the myriad complex socio-economic problems of our country need to be looked into from the point of view of Profit with a Purpose Social Entrepreneurial model. But are our new-generation business management graduates ready to take it up as a career? The answer is not very encouraging as of now but the future holds promise. Read to know why.