Socio-Economic Transformation

India is in the midst of a transformation. Spurred on by the economic liberalisation in the 1990s, the country has gradually moved ahead on a path of industrial and technological modernisation and a further integration into the global markets. The rise of the middle class has challenged existing traditions and values. Urban areas have become the hub of employment and witnessed social progression, triggering an ever-growing migration towards cities. The thrust for modernisation as well as burgeoning household consumption, over the years, have pushed up the demand for electricity, whose production has mostly been based on fossil fuels, creating social and environmental problems. Consequently, today, the numbers of young Indians that want a future based on new technologies and ideas is steadily on the rise. Furthermore, digitalisation is disrupting old business models and traditions, and new ways of living are emerging.

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Events

Friday, 16.04.2021 | Event

Impact entrepreneurs onto a green journey

Impact Investments Primer

Impact Investment Primer connected socio-ecological change-makers to the impact investment ecosystem.


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Wednesday, 07.04.2021 | Event

Building back better : A Post COVID Future Road map for Women Focussed Green Livelihoods !

Building back better : A  Post COVID Future Road map for Women Focussed Green Livelihoods !

Are women ecopreneurs currently equipped to deal with the new and emerging models of work, disruptive technology and levels of engagement that is…


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Monday, 22.03.2021 | Event

Renewing Forgotten Flows

With dwindling water resources the world over, the need for water conservation has become inescapable. The mass awareness among citizens, their active…


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Publications

The new normal

within me, around me
NewDelhi, 2021

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Eckstein, Iona; Mawii, Zothan

Workplace monitoring: data collection practices and emerging risks for low wage workers in India

NewDelhi, 2020

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Gurumurthy, Anita; Chami, Nandini; Sanjay, Sadhana

The gig is up! Worker rights for digital day labour in India

NewDelhi, 2020

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