Content tagged with Development

 Meena Kadri

Sustainopreneurship - Business with a Cause

Sustainopreneurship is a business model with a cause which aims to solve problems related to the sustainability agenda and also to create social and environmental sustainability. Within this model, global problems are turned into business opportunities by forward-thinkers who want their ideas and plans to be deployed in the field of sustainability innovations and entrepreneurship. Read on

 teddy-rised

Proposals currently being accepted for the Right Livelihood Award

Proposals are currently being accepted until March 1 for the Right Livelihood Award (aka The Alternative Nobel Prize). The award recognises those who work tirelessly to make the world a better place. People can nominate anyone or any organisation whose work they deem worthy of the award which is bestowed upon the winner at the Swedish Parliament in Stockholm every year. Read on

 DFID - UK Department for International Development

Application deadline for India Development Marketplace grant program approaching

Looking to get funding for your development non-profit? The Development Marketplace is currently accepting grant proposals for programs which aim to bring about positive impact. Backed by the World Bank, the Development Marketplace (DM) provides vital funds to projects which employ innovative, grassroots methods to address specific humanitarian issues. Read on

 Gates Foundation

India's changing cities

It’s been said a million times before: India is evolving rapidly and nowhere is this more visible than in its cities. People are arriving in the cities in droves, in search of higher education opportunities and solid job prospects, with many arguing this places India’s cities’ already-stressed resources under further duress. Read on