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    Ahona Ghosh

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    PE fund managers-turned-philanthropists donate Rs 80 lakh to Rs 10 crore every yearRonnie Screwvala puts profit first in social impact ventures, eyeing 30% annual return in 7 yrs from Unilazer investmentsWe hope the idea of social enterprises becomes redundant: Jacqueline Novogratz, AcumenNow, a regulatory body to set norms for impact investment
    Unilever runs sustainable business but yet to make impact in waste and greenhouse gasesEntrepreneurs who made big exits and turned active investorsPSU banks express reservation against usage of Aadhaar number for cash-transfersBudget 2013: Proposal to give Rs 10,000 to each youth for skill training may make 150 million youths job-ready
    Cash Transfers: Merits and demerits
    Cash Transfers: Merits and demerits
    26 Feb 2013 04:18 AM IST
    NGOs hire corporate big guns to drive overhaul, senior pros help build capacity & competencyCEOs now more conscious about corporate social responsibilityMost CEOs don’t understand sustainability, says John Elkington, Volans Ventures
    CSR: Ten large PSUs managed to disburse less than half of target amountCarbonbased index to disclose companies’ commitment to climate change mitigationAffordable housing: Builders finding difficult to make profits in low-cost housing spacePatni brothers invest in social investment bank Grameen Capital India
    Aavishkaar Venture Fund's Vineet Rai proves investors can exit social businesses profitablyDinesh Thakkar's Angel Broking expands while other brokerages downsizeSocial businesses go searching for grant fundingHindustan Unilever celebrates Global Handwashing Day
    Hindustan Unilever project delivers on livelihoods, falls short on sustainabilityPower of Ideas 2012: Social Investments nascent but growingForeign aid: Provide risk capital to private sector for difficult projects, says Andrew Mitchell, GPEDCOECD, rich G8 countries look to channel their funding into impact-investing projects
    $4 billion planned for investment in social enterprise in 2012: ReportWhy low-profile Utpal Sheth is a perfect foil to Rakesh JhunjunwalaKiran Energy Solar Power, ReNew Power Ventures and Bharat Light & Power make headway in the renewable energy sectorBrokerage firms like Anand Rathi Securities, Motilal Oswal Securities, Angel Broking looking at alliances as market loses footing
    Unilever Corporate Ventures gung ho on startups in IndiaNew intent and bold innovations in corporate philanthropyDiamond trade versus human rights
    Diamond trade versus human rights
    19 Jun 2012 04:15 AM IST
    'Innovaid', Indian consultancy helps celebrities shape philanthropic ideas
    Rich nations should be more generous on foreign aid: Bill GatesTaxiForSure.com attracts first round of venture capital investmentIFC invests in India's low-income statesAcumen Fund and Lok Capital make their first investment in Education
    Shankar Sharma bids goodbye to Dalal Street for his start-up 'Cerebra'Subdued stock market hampering Rakesh Jhunjhunwala from exiting unlisted firmsRTE declares war on education entrepreneurship, feel PE investorsHow Nishith Desai plans to take social-sector practice in his law firm to a different level
    Anil Agarwal mines daughter Priya's skills for Vedanta ResourcesAnil Agarwal mines daughter Priya's skills for Vedanta ResourcesInternational best practices in healthcare need to be given more importance: Julio Frenk, Dean, Harvard School of Public HealthHow India Inc can slash the energy bill of its old buildings by 20-30%
    Muhammad Yunus, IIM-A set to float Rs 50 crore fund to seed social businessTax compulsions force some NGOs to float for-profit companies; the crossover is paying offWater purification business attracts over Rs 500 crore in PERockefeller daughter Peggy Dulany asks India Inc's scions to join Global Philanthropists Circle
    Edmond de Rothschild Foundation fueling social entrepreneurship in IndiaGovt has almost no control over use of ground water by farmers: IDFC ReportWine Taster: Not just about finding the right texture in a drink but meeting new people & knowing other cultures Party planner: The only investment required in organising a party is loads of confidence
    India sinking into water stress at current usage levelsTo pre-school or not? A good pre-school does not guarantee admission to a good schoolMani Bhaumik aims to produce the next Nobel laureate from India. Will he succeed? Act of giving: Giving across generations
    Rakesh Jhunjhunwala: The fire of investing in stocks is still in me. I eat, sleep and live marketsAct of giving: If you have money to give, you could either start your own project or make a grantGiveIndia ropes in Azim Premji for their second annual First Giver's SummitIndia's most famous investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala pledges to give away 25% of his wealth, sets a $1 bn corpus target for it
    Like minded donors taking ownership of social projectsPhilanthropy: Indians give just 1.5-3% of their annual incomesAt Hindustan Unilever, leadership training is an organisational goalGoogle's global market finder to help SMBs tap overseas markets
    Vital innovation comes from small businesses: Vahé TorossianPhilanthropy: India Inc encourages employees to volunteer for community serviceInvestor attention flares across solar power sectorWarren Buffett in India: How Buffett & Gates created and distributed wealth
    Bill Gates: Role model on the art of givingWarren Buffett in India: Role model on the art of givingStanchart mission : The Real Deal
    Stanchart mission : The Real Deal
    25 Jan 2011 12:28 AM IST
    Changing face of Indian philanthropy: Jethi & Campanale take social impact investing to Street
    Rustomjee Group helps people to build career in construction sectorBharti's Centum to skill 12 million for services sectorNasscom driving IT training in rural and semi-urban areasTeamLease mastering the art of vocational training
    Licence To Skill: Job Training in IndiaBuilt to scale: Training at Larsen & ToubroWe want savings to be part of financial-inclusion agenda: Bill and Melinda Gates FoundationHow entrepreneurs are profiting from business of schools
    Microfinance loans are now big business for the richMNC banks go all out to bond with rich kidsVC-backed IPOs set to raise $1-bn this yearShop for trucks at Shriram auto malls soon
    Shop for trucks at Shriram auto malls soonDonations, sweat equity help build 1.5-lakh homes: CEO, Habitat for HumanityFrills in the framework of banking-correspondent model
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