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Jan 23, 2015
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EDITOR’S NOTE
The new regulation on mandatory corporate social responsibility is expected to give social enterprises access to a large resource pool.
TECHNOLOGY
The government’s digital India plan is a step in the right direction but its success depends on an enabling ecosystem
Cover Story
A new class of entrepreneurs are walking the tightrope between profit and social impact by forging strategic tie-ups with corporates, NGOs and the government. And they are here to stay
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Doing Business For Good
Six years ago, in an attempt to counter competition and present differentiated content, Outlook Business decided to highlight the stories of social entrepreneurs as part of an annual issue.
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“Partner With Govt To Scale Up”
In a social enterprise you can see the impact of what you are doing in the face of your customer in a very short time.
Ajay Piramal
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“Time To Revisit Concept Of Social Enterprise”
I have seen a variety of people with and without this guilt. Those who don’t have it really end up prospering. And those who have it invariably move out of the radar.
K Ramkumar
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“Companies Must Earn Society’s Trust”
If you don’t have character as a company, it is very difficult to move beyond satisfaction to trust.
D Shivakumar
Enterprise
Just started
'UrbanHomez was a manifestation of all the problems I faced when I renovated my place in Delhi'
REGIONAL BRAND
Kolkata’s Bisk Farm spurned offers from industry biggies to create a powerful regional biscuits brand. Now, it wants a bigger bite of the domestic market
FEATURE
Regional jewellers are venturing outside their traditional strongholds to make the most of the gold rush
Strategy
ad break
JSW, in its new ad, takes a conscious decision to talk about the speed at which the cement dries.
EXECUTIVE EDUCATION
Manager, respiratory business (sales and marketing), GlaxoSmithKline Pharma
Interview
'India is probably three to four times smarter than China. This is really a result of our culture and the system that we are brought up in.'
FEATURE
How personal care major Emami built its direct distribution strategy — Project Swadesh — to reach deep into the hinterlands
Markets
Insider Trade
GMR Infra is going through a lean patch because of high debt and moderate cash flows from its existing business.
Debate
With over 30% return in 2014, the benchmark Sensex is trading at 18 times one-year forward earnings
FEATURE
Over 260 of the country’s 500 largest corporate borrowers need a massive round of equity infusion to deleverage. But with fresh funding hard to come by, it will be a long winding road to recovery
INVESTING
How Balkrishna Industries is revving up to take the global off-highway tyre market by storm and why it makes for a good bet
C'est la vie
C'est la vie
Pradipta Sen, president, Emerson – India, Middle East and Africa
THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS
Vishwarupe Narain, country head, Texas Pacific Group Growth, on what the sitar’s strings mean to him
HARDBOUND
The book impresses upon us the lesson that even the strongest among us can be vulnerable from a different perspective.
Aditya Malik on David And Goliath By Malcolm Gladwell
THE GOOD LIFE
Christie’s second auction in India reveals how the rich and famous are increasingly feeling at home with expensive art
high five
Arpinder Singh, partner and national leader, fraud investigation and dispute services, EY India, on mitigating fraud.
Miscellaneous
Some light, some noise
Graphically Speaking
Slackening demand has forced steel exporters to cut prices.
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