Practical Action, alongside partners Hystra and BoP Innovation Center, launched on November 21st the Global Distributors Collective (GDC), which aims to help...

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FarmFolks have created a software that helps farmers with critical knowledge throughout the crop cycle, from the time the soil is prepared...

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Superbug infections could cost the lives of around 2.4 million people in Europe, North America and Australia over the next 30 years...

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In order to meet its goal to use 100% organic cotton by 2025, global Luxury group Kering recognized that full awareness of...

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2017 Vera Fellowship

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2017 Vera Fellowship Vera Fellows are full-time employees of the company and have the title of Associate Consultant. As a Fellow, you’ll...

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An article on the state of unorganized agriculture in India makes a case for building out a more robust food retail supply...

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Founded in 2007, Educate Girls (EG) is a non-governmental organization that holistically tackles issues at the root of gender inequality in India’s...

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Despite the controversy surrounding the Indian microfinance industry, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) has invested $30 million into microfinance institution (MFI) Bandhan....

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With 70% of the Indian population living in rural areas and contributing to 30-60% of consumer goods, the country is leveraging a...

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Mark Stoleson, CEO of Legatum, a Dubai-based investor in the Indian microfinance industry, insists that the Indian government must act immediately if...

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SunBorne Energy and Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd. are collaborating to supply 100 MW solar panels for projects across India over the...

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India is seeing an increasing number of angel investors channelling risk capital towards early stage companies. With the development of incubation centers...

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In a CNBC TV 18 special, Gautam Thapar, Group Chairman and CEO of Avantha Group, Arun Maira, Member of Planning Commission, and...

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Gujarat-based Bhu:sattva, India’s first organic designer wear brand in India, is preparing to bring 10,000 low-income women into its program through the...

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Indian financial inclusion service provider, FINO (Financial Inclusion Network & Operations), has tied up with NCR Corporation, a global technology company, to...

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A recent agreement between ICICI Bank and Indian mobile phone company Vodafone Essar highlights the increasing number of partnerships among mainstream companies...

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India's rural consumption market is projected to reach $600 billion by 2020, a major increase from its current level of $190 billion....

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Tamil Nadu based Madura Micro Finance Ltd. is set to provide microbusiness education to women and help with market linkages. The MFI...

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Having experienced the highest cotton prices in the past 140 years, India is expecting to see increased acreage for sowing cotton in...

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As part of their efforts to expand further into rural markets in India, large FMCG companies “including Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Britannia are...

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WWW 2011, the 20th annual World Wide Web conference is being held in Hyderabad, India. The conference seeks to address the issues...

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The Executive Director of Indian conglomerate ITC Ltd., Pradeep Dhobale, shares his thoughts on the sustainability of ITC’s paper business. Dhobale explains...

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A new report on the Naandi Foundation by Rohini Mukherjee details how the organization’s model for providing safe drinking water to rural...

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Japanese companies are beginning to have more of a focus on people within lower income levels in emerging markets. Recently, Japanese company,...

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Meira Kumar, the Speaker of the Lok Sabha, has proposed the development of a University for Artisans. The university would allow artisans...

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H. R. Khan, the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India and FICCI, discussed the importance of leveraging technology to service...

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