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How World Health Partners Raises the Bar on Rural Indian Health

Government in India supports all kinds of health care systems -- public, private, informal, and those run by NGOs and social businesses --…

Why is the American Health Care System So Expensive?

One of the biggest problems plaguing our economy is the high price of health care. According to Ezra Klein’s post on the Washington…

Mahindra World City: The Future of Gated Communities?

Mahindra World City sets out to take the gated community concept – safe, separate, exclusive – and give it a sustainable spin. A…

Seventh Generation Founder Jeffrey Hollender Develops Sustainable Condoms

When Hollender became a free agent in 2010, he decided to revisit his condom dream. He's planning to launch an organic and Fair…

How Solar-Powered Rickshaws Might Save Bengal Tigers

Solar power could be bringing brighter prospects to the people of the Sundarbans, and to its wildlife, too.

Solar Power to Hit Cost Parity Next Year

Like the little engine that could, or the middle aged rock star that, after twenty years of struggling in sleazy dives has suddenly…

Poverty Solutions: What Can Businesses Do?

So how can business work on poverty solutions with NGOs, local governments and even directly with the world’s poorest citizens?

CSR in India: Are Companies Doing Enough?

Can corporate social responsibility (CSR) in India have a central role in the transformation of this dynamic yet challenged land? At a macro…

Ford CSR Leverages Technology & NGOs to Deliver Health Care in India

Ford recently wrapped up a pilot project that explored rural health care access as a means to expand its corporate social responsibility (CSR)…

Unilever and Lifebuoy Transforming Handwashing Habits in India

Unilever, as part of its Sustainable Living Plan, has ramped up its Lifebuoy brand’s handwashing campaign in the fight against early childhood mortality.

India’s Drive for Clean Water and Clean Hands

Public education programmes can help, but they stand more of a chance of making a difference if there are public toilets too.

Indian Businesses Revel in ‘Unreasonable Goals’

Companies in India increasingly identify efficiency as an opportunity, and not just a duty - leading to some rather bold ambitions, says Martin…

Safe Drinking Water in India: How Smart Design Positioned Unilever as a Leader

Unilever's PureIt water purifiers cracked the pesky code of delivering a safe drinking water that has a positive impact on lives at an…

Microsoft Research Battles Tuberculosis in India

One organization that has emerged as a hero in the fight against tuberculosis in India is Operation ASHA, with the assistance of Microsoft…

Niramaya’s Uphill Struggle to Provide Health Care in Mumbai’s Poorest Neighborhoods

If there is one NGO that makes miracles of lemonade out of lemons, it would be the Niramaya Health Foundation in Mumbai, India.