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The Biggest Risks Facing the World in 2017

Posted by Admin on February 16, 2017

Economic inequality, societal polarization and environmental dangers are the three trends that will create the most challenging problems for the world over the next 10 years, according to an annual report released at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, in January.... Read More

The how and why of increasing women's safety in India

Posted by Admin on February 15, 2017

It’s no secret that we need more women in the workforce. It’s not just the morally right thing to do, but it makes perfect economic sense, too.... Read More

Why Innovation Is Key for India to Surge Ahead

Posted by Admin on February 08, 2017

Last year saw a sharp dip in startup funding in India. According to startup tracker Tracxn, in 2016 investments halved to $3.9 billion from $7.5 billion in 2015. Devaluations, shutdowns and layoffs plagued the sector, and profitability and business model sustainability became the new buzzwords in place of growth and market share.... Read More

The Trump administration’s ban on citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries, announced on January 27, is shelved for the time being. But close on the heels of the ban came more worrying news for migrant workers and international scholars around the world.... Read More

Derek Handley, a social entrepreneur, philanthropist and author, talks about the importance of vision and what it takes to make a difference.... Read More

Knowledge Economy and the Other India

Posted by Admin on February 10, 2016

At a recent panel discussion on social enterprises, we summed up the various inputs and insights with one key takeaway – ‘This is a space (social entrepreneurship) that needs to be approached more from the heart than the mind.”... Read More