Mann Deshi Foundation’s Chetna bags social entrepreneurship award
November 13, 2013

The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship in partnership with the Jubilant Bhartia Foundation awarded Chetna Vijay Sinha, winner of the 2013- Social Entrepreneur of the Year (SEOY)-India award.…

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Infosys, SAP Labs offer sabbatical for social causes
August 14, 2013

More and more organisations are giving their employees the space and time to pursue their projects with a social cause. Pranjal Dubey, a development manager at Sap Labs,…

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India has a great culture of social entrepreneurship: Antonella Vischer
August 13, 2013

Antonella Notari Vischer, Director of Geneva-based philanthropic organisation, The Womanity Foundation, in an interview to OneWorld South Asia, said that a lot of work needs to be done…

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ISB launches fifth edition of iDiya, a social venture competition
July 31, 2013

One of India’s leading business schools, the Indian School of Business (ISB) last week launched the fifth edition of iDiya – a social venture competition, which is an…

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Social tech firm GramVaani raises USD 500,000
July 8, 2013

GramVaani, a social tech company has managed to raise USD 500,000 for its initiatives. The company intends to expand its work and team with the new funding. Delhi-based…

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OIL plans dairy project in Assam
July 4, 2013

 Oil India Limited (OIL) will replicate Amul model of milk production in Assam, as part of its CSR programmes. Energy major Oil India Ltd (OIL) is keen to…

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“Social business should be given 1 per cent of investment”
July 1, 2013

At the Social Business Day 2013 celebration in Dhaka recently, Muhammad Yunus remarked, “We have to work so that the 1 per cent of total investment comes to…

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Bokaro Steel plant and Jharcraft ink MoU to empower rural women
June 12, 2013

In a bid to empower women and make them self dependent, Bokaro Steel plant (BSL) signed an MoU with Jharcraft, for training women of peripheral villages in handloom…

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Bringing entrepreneurship to the doorstep of farmers
May 21, 2013

Laxmi Prakash Semwal, Chairman of Shri Jagdamba Samiti (SJS), a Rishikesh-based NGO, believes that a business-driven model can not only empower marginalised farmers but can also promote sustainable…

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Weaving the road to women empowerment
April 30, 2013

Sally Holkar, founder of Women Weave, an NGO working to empower women from the marginalised sections, says that the occupation of weaving not only provides financial security to…

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