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  • WEF Davos 2019: Day One Recap
    by industreefoundation on January 21, 2019 at 12:20 pm

    Day one of the WEF Davos 2019 conference was a great success filled with many opportunities to connect and share ideas with inspiring people.  The event opened with a Meeting of the Schwab Social Entrepreneurs with Klaus and Hilde Schwab.   Some highlight quotes from the night: “For economies like Asia, Africa, and Latin America,… Read More WEF Davos 2019: Day One Reca […]

  • Article for Davos 2019: Distributed ownership: what it means and how it could transform India
    by industreefoundation on January 18, 2019 at 3:16 pm

    With WEF Davos 2019 approaching, the Industree team is hard at work preparing for a great conference. Ms. Neelam Chhiber, Co-Founder and Managing Trustee, has created a superb blog post for the conference that has been added to the live Davos 2019 forum collection.  Her post, Distributed ownership: what it means and how it could… Read More Article for Davos 2019: Distributed ownership: what it means and how it could transform India […]

  • Sarvamangala’s Story
    by industreefoundation on October 1, 2018 at 6:58 am

    In August 2017, Sarvamangala, a 28-year-old homemaker from a village in rural Karnataka joined the Kyathumgere tailoring unit set up close to her home by Industree Foundation. She is now part of a producer enterprise that she co-owns, is able to support her son’s education and one day, dreams of building her own house. With Industree’s support, women like Sarvamangala are empowered to find a voice among their communities and move up the value chain. … Read More Sarvamangala’s Story […]

  • Forest to Feast: The Siali Leaf Value Chain
    by industreefoundation on September 25, 2018 at 7:11 am

    Siali (Bauhinia vahlii), is a creeper with large leaves that that typically grows around Sal trees, and is commonly found in the forests of Odisha, and parts of Andhra Pradesh, Chattisgarh and Jharkhand. On account of its size, texture and durability, siali leaves make for a very good source of raw material for the production… Read More Forest to Feast: The Siali Leaf Value Chain […]

  • Reviving India’s Artisans
    by industreefoundation on September 5, 2018 at 4:19 am

    How Industree's hybrid model helped connect craft makers with consumers. An Excerpt from an article for Next Billion's 'Course Correction' series. … Read More Reviving India’s Artisans […]