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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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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According to a 2002 census, over 55 million rural familiies in India are below the poverty line. The Census identifies Bihar, Uttar...

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Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh recently announced a national government initiative to make India slum-free. The Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY) scheme seeks...

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Stirred, But Not Shaken

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A Business Today article discusses how the growth of Vikram Akula’s SKS microfinance institution, its pursuit of commercial funding, and its initial...

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The North Indian state of Himachal Pradesh recently entered into a carbon credits agreement with the World Bank, in which the Bank...

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The World Bank has approved $13.7 billion to 40 Indian projects over four years. The financial resources will help develop projects across...

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The World Bank is directing close to $8 million towards a watershed development project in Uttarakhand. The project, which started in 2004,...

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A recent Fast Company article discusses the millions of India’s microentrepreneurs and consumers who are able to distribute and access products and...

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GE Healthcare’s research and development division in India recently designed and launched the MACi, a light-weight, battery-backed electrocardiogram (ECG) machine that will...

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SKS Microfinance, India’s first microfinance institution to go public has recently lowered its interest rates from 26.69% to 24.55%. The reduction comes...

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As India's working population reaches 55% of the country's total population over the next 10 years and poor or low-income Indians graduate...

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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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Market-oriented development is necessary if developing countries are to revolutionize their agricultural and food sectors. William Dar, Director General of the International...

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In 2000, NGO Gramalaya launched a sanitation and health education campaign in slums in Trichy, a South Indian city. The initiative led...

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Many of India’s microfinance institutions are facing financial challenges in on-lending to their clients following the Andhra Pradesh Government crack-down on microfinance...

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The Business Standard recently interviewed Hindustan Unilever’s Managing Director, Nitin Paranjpe, about some of the company’s strategies for growth. Paranjpe discusses HUL’s...

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Multiple examples of social enterprise and “BOP” opportunities from India are presented in the recent J.P. Morgan publication on Impact Investments as...

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A study completed by the World Resources Institute (WRI) and the Centre for Development Finance at the Institute for Financial Management and...

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A recent New York Time article highlights the work of Indian energy start-up, Husk Power Systems, which is working to bring light...

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In its efforts to move along to through the economic development cycle, the Government of India is investing $1 trillion over 5...

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Financial services player India Infoline interviews Hina Shah, the founder of the International Centre for Entrepreneurship and Career Development (ICECD).The ICECD offers...

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Technology may be able to bridge the health service delivery gap between India’s urban and rural populations. With the spread of 3G...

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U.S. based D.light Design, an energy solutions company that distributes lighting products in developing countries, has recently appointed Board Chairman Donn Tice...

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The Reserve Bank of India and industry leaders within India are continuing to look at ways to increase financial inclusion. Though most...

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Indian Housing Financing Corporation (DHFL) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) have recently launched Aadhar Housing Finance (P) Ltd. to expand into...

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