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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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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A SARAS Exhibition in Kashmir brought 550 self-help groups together to showcase their handmade products. Products on display included handicrafts, textiles, artwork,...

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Given the recent negative attention being paid to the Indian microfinance sector, other base-of-the-pyramid lending models are attracting more attention. Micro-housing, providing...

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Incorporated in 2010, U.S. based Slowcolor, is a sustainable apparel company that promotes clothing and accessories made by Indian artisans using traditional...

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India’s Rural Electrification Corporation seeks to “raise $200 million from the offshore loan market” so as to further develop India’s power sector....

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Tier II Indian towns and cities are seeing expanding healthcare networks as hospital chains increasingly find the right balance between technology, cost...

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In 2010, India launched the Total Sanitation Campaign (TSC) to bring about positive changes in sanitation and hygiene across the country and...

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Collaboration between Coco Cola, Indian television channel NDTV, UN-Habitat Charities Foundation, and Indian social service organization, Sulabh International, has resulted in the...

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Healthpoint Services, a for-profit start-up company in India has leveraged the country’s expanding mobile and internet infrastructure to establish a network of...

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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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India is a world leader in Information Technology; however, its information and communication infrastructure is extremely poor. In a nation where there...

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The Wall Street Journal recently reported the acquisition of two education companies in India. With an annual growth rate at over 15%,...

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The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation has gained a 5% stake in Waterlife India Pvt. Ltd., a water purification company based in...

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Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh’s third largest city, has become the first city in India to guarantee universal access to treated water. Under the...

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A New York Times blog discusses the irrigation situation in India for millions of small-scale farmers. Those who have access to drip...

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