social enterprise

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Journeys for Change in association with Sankalp Forum organizes Mumbai Social Enterprise Journey

The Journeys for Change / Sankalp Journey is a unique 3-day immersive journey, from 8-11 April 2012, to visit some of Mumbai’s most exciting social enterprises, designed to help participants create greater profit and impact in their work. The journey will incorporate site visits to meet a variety of Mumbai-based social enterprises – businesses whose [...]

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Sankalp 2012 to be held on April 11-13 in Mumbai

The Sankalp Forum, an annual conference that aims “to catalyze impact investments into sustainable and scalable social enterprises globally” will be held this year from April 11-13 in Mumbai. Sankalp is an Intellecap initiative that brings together all the relevant stakeholders in the social enterprise ecosystem, and awards the achievements of those who have succeeded [...]

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NSEF Authors of Change: Your chance to intern this summer at the best social enterprises of India

Last date of application for the much-coveted NSEF Authors of Change 2012 program is 20th March 2012.  The program provides students a hands-on experience to work with social enterprises for a time period of 2-3 months in their summers where they utilize their skills working on real time projects.  Additionally, through the Program students get to become a [...]

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iDiya Applications are Open

What is iDiya? Targeted at working professionals and early stage NGOs in India, iDiya invites self-sustainable and eventually profitable business models that can also create a social impact. The aim is to stimulate, develop and facilitate high-impact and scalable social enterprises in India. What’s in it for the winners? • A total prize money of Rs 3 [...]

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Include social returns in business model: Mukesh

Reliance Industries Ltd Chairman Mukesh Ambani on Sunday urged Corporate India to adopt a new business model measured on ‘social returns together with financial returns’ — a model that factors in attributes of the country’s value systems.
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Changing Delhi One Cab Ride at a Time

Lisa Curtis is an intern at Start Up! where she has been continuously impressed by the innovative and growing field of Indian social enterprises. A native of California, her experience ranges from working in the White House to serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer in a rural Nigerien village. For more about Lisa, visit her personal blog. [...]

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Villgro Innovations Foundation invites applications for its 2011 Fellowship

The Villgro Fellowship is a one year program that builds social leaders. The program has been established by Villgro in lines with its mission of empowering rural development by identifying and incubating innovative social enterprises. In the last 3 years, 14 Villgro Fellows have brought sustainable change in the lives of the rural poor. Vision: [...]

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Villgro Fellows Program Intern

Villgro is a social enterprise incubator based in India that enables rural development by identifying and incubating innovations that use market based models to impac thousands of rural households. We actively promote social entrepreneurship and work with different stakeholders to create and support an eco-system that empowers social entrepreneurs by means of a host of services [...]

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ONergy is hiring a Marketing and Business Development Manager

About us ONergy is a social enterprise (start-up) providing complete energy solutions to rural India – including solar led lighting, solar electrification systems and cooking solutions. We are looking for dynamic, young, creative and smart working, mission-driven individuals – passionate about sustainability and equity to join our team. Job Marketing and Business Development Manager Role [...]

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LaborVoices revolutionizes migrant labor markets

Global labor markets are complex and rife with power imbalances. We all know the realities of exploited labor – dangerous working conditions, difficult hours, abusive employers, human trafficking and even slavery. But with such complicated systems, where does one begin to create a more humane and fair scenario? LaborVoices (LV), a new California-based startup social [...]