• Secrets to Successful Cross-over from Executive to Social Worker

    Subrahmanyam Ivatury, CEO & Co-Founder of Bengaluru-based Social Convergence, offers advice to executives who are considering joining the social sector about its highs and lows, with Benedict Paramanand, Editor of SustainabilityNext Purpose of Social Convergence Social Convergence tries to bring ... // Read More

  • Bengaluru Start-up Offers New Design Silicone Cups for Indian Women

    Bengaluru-based techies turned social entrepreneurs Malini Parmar and Smita Kulkarni are on a mission to help Indian women have access to hygiene solutions such as better designed silicone cups which are also eco-friendly. They launched their venture to manufacture silicone ... // Read More

  • Want to Leave a Footprint or a Handprint?

    Deepa Vedavyas shows a glimpse of her rich learning and experience about true sustainability, how design and architecture can play a positive role in shaping the future of communities. Deepa is an architect, urban planner and founding principal of the ... // Read More

  • Farming as a Service – Excerpts of Bain Report 2018

    India is predominantly an agrarian economy. Farming contributes about 17% to India’s GDP, and about 60% of the country’s rural households depend on agriculture and its associated industries. Despite having the second-largest arable land parcel—its 160 million hectares make it ... // Read More

  • Clear Gap Between Companies’ Awareness & Action

    “When the Financial Stability Board (FSB) originally set up the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) in 2015, the idea that a group of experts on mainstream finance considered climate change a systemic threat for our financial markets took ... // Read More

  • From Strategic to Structured Philanthropy – Highlights of Bain’s India Philanthropy Report 2018

    The 2017 report highlighted the growing importance of individual givers in India’s philanthropic landscape and defined what constitutes “strategic giving.” The 2018 report, developed in collaboration with Dasra, goes a step further to explore how philanthropists can give more effectively ... // Read More

  • CWE and GoK Launch Incubator for Women Businesses

    Catalyst for Women Entrepreneurship (CWE) and the Government of Karnataka jointly launched an incubator for women-led enterprises recently in Bengaluru. Ms. Champa E, General Manager, IT, BT and S&T – ‎Govt. of Karnataka did the honors. CWE is a platform serving 2,150 entrepreneurs ... // Read More

  • LANXESS India

    LANXESS India Private Limited, the Indian subsidiary of the Euro 7.7 billion specialty chemical giant LANXESS AG with its significant investments in manufacturing facilities in Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh, has invested in various sustainability measures and CSR initiatives. The German ... // Read More

  • App for Water Management

    Kimberly-Clark and Deltares Launch Innovative Tool for Sustainable Water Management WaterLoupe dashboard to help stakeholders identify factors driving water risk across the entire watershed, and explore sustainable stewardship strategies On World Water Day, March 22, Kimberly-Clark Corporation announced launch of ... // Read More

  • Nandan & Rohini Build MOOC-like Platform for 200 Million School Kids

    Nandan Nilekani and Rohini Nilekani have had splendid individual careers in the last two decades. With the launch of their audacious societal platform they have now pooled their strengths to make a global impact jointly. Nandan has brought in his ... // Read More

Book Review by John Knights, Chairman of LeaderShape Global

  • We Need Transpersonal Leaders for Global Sustainability

    In our new book “Leading Beyond The Ego: How to Become a Transpersonal Leader” we define transpersonal leaders as being radical, ethical, authentic, emotionally intelligent and caring, yet still focused on enhancing performance. To achieve this they need to operate ... // Read More

BookReview by Benedict Paramanand

First Innovate in Workplace Design Breakthrough Products Will Follow
Where should innovation begin in organizations – first at workplace and people or with new products? Author Carol Sanford tries to answer this billion dollar question in her new book The Regenerative Business – Redesign Work, Cultivate Human Potential, Achieve Extraordinary Outcomes, published by Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 2017. Read More

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