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India Inc is turning more socially responsible thanks to its female execs
What is preventing the adoption of renewable energy in rural India, and how to fix it?

What is preventing the adoption of renewable energy in rural India, and how to fix it?

Policy, technology, finance, and data have to talk to each other.
Microsoft has given us a glimpse of a carbon-negative future

Microsoft has given us a glimpse of a carbon-negative future

Will we now see government policy take shape, reinforced by markets—or will it be the other way around?
The extraordinary story of the only B Corp in Afghanistan

The extraordinary story of the only B Corp in Afghanistan

Like many coming-of-age stories, it's hopeful, but with a fierce undertow of loss.
“The Indian government’s stand on data localisation is a bit of an overkill”

“The Indian government’s stand on data localisation is a bit of an overkill”

A multi-national approach is required for data protection.

As Governments Bicker, CEOs Could Be Our Best Hope for Fighting Climate Change and Income Inequality

“Our theory of change is very simple: when it's difficult for governments to function... we focus on the CEOs,” said former Unilever CEO Paul Polman.
Rick Steves is putting a $1 million “self-imposed carbon tax” on his travel company

Rick Steves is putting a $1 million “self-imposed carbon tax” on his travel company

His announcement comes at a time of greater public awareness about the true environmental costs of jet travel.
How to Meet the Demands of the Socially Conscious Consumer

How to Meet the Demands of the Socially Conscious Consumer

Corporate social responsibility isn’t a fad. Luckily, there are countless ways to improve the world while improving your business. The post How to Meet the Demands of the Socially Conscious Consumer
Hey Silicon Valley, make way for these teenage Indian “witches” and their app
Boeing’s muddled mission statement foretold the company’s current crisis

Boeing’s muddled mission statement foretold the company’s current crisis

When "purpose" is only a statement in a CSR report, it's only a matter of time before the real purpose of the enterprise is revealed.
Can cheap fashion ever be ethical?

Can cheap fashion ever be ethical?

To make sure workers aren’t routinely exploited, the whole business model needs to change.
Forza Street Is Pretty Looking, But Too Simple

Forza Street Is Pretty Looking, But Too Simple

The newest game in the Forza franchise isn’t a sequel to Horizon 4 or a new entry in the main Motorsport series. Instead, Forza Street is an upcoming mobile game spin-off that is now available on the
Three things to consider as Levi Strauss returns to the public markets

Three things to consider as Levi Strauss returns to the public markets

Does an IPO have to change the company's values?
How political interference is killing corporate social responsibility in India

How political interference is killing corporate social responsibility in India

PSUs are often arm-twisted into spending on subpar projects
Why India Inc. needs to invest in social justice

Why India Inc. needs to invest in social justice

We received good news recently that India had climbed 23 points to the 77th rank (out of 185 countries ranked) in the Ease of Doing…
Charted: Which Indian industries spend the most and the least on social welfare

Charted: Which Indian industries spend the most and the least on social welfare

India Inc. is being more generous and focused with its CSR spends. Spending on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), or welfare schemes like health and education,…
Alibaba made a smart screen to help blind people shop and it costs next to nothing

Alibaba made a smart screen to help blind people shop and it costs next to nothing

Just a few years ago, Li Mengqi could not have imagined shopping on her own. Someone needed to always keep her company to say aloud what was in front of her, who’s been blind since birth. When
The 10 best Quartz at Work stories on the purpose of companies

The 10 best Quartz at Work stories on the purpose of companies

An evolution is taking place in business, with everyone from budding entrepreneurs to the CEOs of global behemoths interested in developing a sense of purpose.…