At the 28th India Economic Summit this week, high-level representatives from business, civil-society and government from more than 45 countries debated ways to partner with one another on the challenges and opportunities facing India. Here are three key themes they focused on.
Across the developing world, a new kind of business is emerging to serve and benefit the poor. It isknown by many names: market-based solutions to poverty, inclusive businesses, impact enterprises,social enterprises, or enterprises serving the Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP). Here is an interesting perspective on how best to leverage it.
The eight-member South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) on Thursday signed a framework pact on electricity trade, salvaging the summit meeting with one of three expected showpiece accords being signed.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has made big gains in Haryana and Maharashtra elections, results showed on Sunday, an endorsement likely to encourage him to step up the pace of economic reforms.
E-commerce companies including Flipkart, Amazon and Snapdeal are funding discounts on their sites using mechanisms as complex as the complicated structures some have adopted to circumvent foreign direct investment (FDI) laws in India.