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The Sustainability of Social Enterprise

Social enterprise has its roots closely interlinked with development and philanthropic models, with charities, NGOs and non-profits. In the early days, they relied heavily on grants and donations. As Sir Ronald Cohen (the so-called ‘Father of Social Investment’) says, many … Continue reading

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Social entrepreneurship and the problem with ‘scale’

Ever since the Mahindra Rise meetup last Saturday, I’ve been thinking a lot about the question of scale, especially because of what Impact Circle project manager, Mr. Digbijoy Shukla, had to say during the panel. It turns out that a … Continue reading

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Ratan Tata recognized for his Innovations in Philanthropy

Sir Ratan Tata, Chairman of Tata Sons, has been awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Rockefeller Foundation for innovation in philanthropy. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Tata said businesses should be sensitive to the contexts in which they operate, … Continue reading

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