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.
If businesses big and small practice socially responsible behaviour then human society will witness a sea of change in quality of life and hope for a better future. However this can only happen if they are run by managers and leaders who know what it means to run a sustainable business.
Localization of products and services is chiefly instrumental in creating sustainable social value for local populace. Social innovation is the underlying force behind this localization.
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.
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.
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.