Category Archives: social enterprise

10 Questions for CSR Game Changers

I was at a meeting with Dr. Bhaskar Chatterjee, Director General and CEO of IICA. Dr. Chatterjee is known for the Chatterjee Model for CSR reporting in India’s public sector undertakings. This model, after much change, debate and deliberation passed into … Continue reading

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Free Basics vs. Net Neutrality:What Ashok Jain may have said

when there are two sides, always look for the third eye view- my POV on Net Neutrality vs. Free Basics
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CSR: What you didn’t know about Section 135 and didn’t bother to find out!

There is a need to dispel the myths and mythology that surrounds knowledge and understanding of Section 135, of the Companies Act, 2013, which makes 2 percent contribution for CSR easy to criticize. Continue reading

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Road to a Digital Nation starts with building toilets

The three themes in Prime Minister Modi’s Independence Day address were Clean India, Skilled India and Digital India as a vision for Made in India. Here’s my personal take on how they link together. Continue reading

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The Retail Remix

Last weekend was about entrepreneurs! Its become some kind of a habit for me to spend a day each week with startups. Saturdays turn out to be the best days. VC’s, and PE’s are winding down their mad travel schedules…a … Continue reading

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Are you M positive?

Today, I heard another pitch from an ‘entrepreneur’, and I was reminded of a similar exchange which I walked away from, some six years back. At that time, I had just put in my papers at Nokia, to start my … Continue reading

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There’s a library at the heart of the global village

Deborah Jacobs (@djlibrarian) was quick to pick up the comment I made, at the last board meet of READ( @READglobal), celebrating seven years of operations in India. Deborah and a bunch of others are part of a small and significant … Continue reading

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