Unleashing Inclusive Entrepreneurship at Scale

Across Indian society, entrepreneurial instincts and inclinations of a rapidly growing population are becoming increasingly visible and are exerting a rising influence on the economy. This transition, more akin to a phenomenon, is driven by demand for new products and services and is not limited to ‘start-ups’ or new micro, …

Climate Change and its Implications on Technology Development

There has been a confusion with the words ‘climate change’ and ‘global warming’. People tend to use them at their convenience. Put simply, global warming refers to the rise in surface temperature and climate change is the side effect of global warming. It is well accepted that human activities have …

Needed … a Science–Policy–Community Interface for Better Integration of Nature within Human Settlements

A rejuvenated pond in Gautam Buddha Nagar, Uttar Pradesh (implemented with support from HCL Foundation) The UN decade on Ecosystem Restoration or the Decade for Nature started quite sombrely with the COVID-19 pandemic engulfing the world. Even as the world struggled with multiple lockdowns losing lives and livelihoods, we saw what …

Towards an Equitable Digital Disruption

Digital disruption has transformed daily life in both developed and developing countries. With the experience of the COVID-19 pandemic in the last couple of years, we have seen a stronger pace forward with technological solutions and the weaker sections being left behind, struggling to even maintain the status quo. Phones, …