Entrepreneur Talk

In the supposedly backward district of India, one of the most modern trends is taking place. Members of a women self-help group run 86 electric auto rickshaws in Dantewada, in the Bastar region of Chhattisgarh. More than 400 more autos …

It was indeed courageous of the Chhattisgarh government to hold the ‘Tribal Entrepreneurship Summit in Dantewada on 14 November 2017. Security was in full strength even as its local MP and heads of police painstakingly tried to persuade prospective investors …

Wipro Earthian is India’s largest effort in imbibing sustainability mindset among students in schools and colleges. In a conversation with Benedict Paramanand, Editor of SustainabilityNext, P S Narayan, a spearhead of this initiative, shares his learnings and the way forward …

Rapid growth of rural business process outsourcing (RBPOs) or ISSPs (Impact Sourcing Service Provider), a new term coined by Nasscom, is hit, like most entrepreneurs in India, as supporting environment on the ground is falling way short of promise. Yet, …

Big Benefi ts of Online Trading Vishal Pandya, Director, REConnect Energy, shares his thoughts on the current scenario about online green power trading in India, with SustainabilityNext What’s the size of green power market today and how much of that …

Running a foundation is more challenging than running a business. Meeting global philanthropist The Aga Khan’s long-term vision with strong execution excellence standards is even more demanding. Yet, Matt Reed, once an academic, says he is excited because of the …

Chayaa Nanjappa is a gritty entrepreneur from Coorg. Kodavas, who inhabit Coorg, are known more for their army generals and coffee plantations and doing business doesn’t come to them that easily. In her seven-year adventure in honey and other agri-foods …

Harish Hande, one of India’s leading energy entrepreneurs, is founder of SELCO, a social enterprise which provides sustainable energy services to the rural poor, and winner of the Ashden Outstanding Achievement Award for Sustainable Energy. The Government drew precisely the …