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  • Empowering people to Rise through grassroots movements

    Empowering people to Rise through grassroots movements

    News & Updates | August 16, 2011

    Our world is being transformed by groups of ordinary people who share a belief. It’s the rise of movements.

  • Green Revolution 2.0: What we need to do

    Green Revolution 2.0: What we need to do

    Agriculture & Rural Development | August 26, 2011

    The technological breakthroughs of the Green Revolution in the 60s and 70s sprang us forward. But our growth has slowed. Agricultural growth has missed targets by 1 percentage point for the past 4 years, and the combination of economic growth with a swelling population means more people are demanding more agricultural commodities.

  • Business today: Are we ready for Gen C?

    Business today: Are we ready for Gen C?

    Energy & Technology | August 11, 2011

    Much has been made of Generation Connected: It demands this;...

  • $300 Homes– Sustainable solutions for building affordable houses

    $300 Homes– Sustainable solutions for building affordable houses

    Infrastructure & Transportation | August 2, 2011

    When first drafting a blueprint, the team called for the use of bricks—but bricks pushed the budget over $400. Scrapping that idea, the team settled on suru wood, bamboo, and FRP (Fiber-glass Reinforced Plastic) sheets – all locally used and widely available in India.

  • E-volution: A series on the future of IT

    E-volution: A series on the future of IT

    Energy & Technology | August 9, 2011

    Technology hasn’t always meant iPhones and laptops, the internet or electronics. In fact, for thousands of years technology was simply the tools you used to search for food. A spade? Technology. A bow and arrow? Technology. The wheel? One of the technologies that has transformed the world!

  • Women on the Rise – Gender diversity in the Indian workforce

    Women on the Rise – Gender diversity in the Indian workforce

    Culture & Education | August 4, 2011

    Despite the fairly balanced gender distribution in the Indian population, research shows that women have largely been excluded from India’s economic boom.