GIZ partners with Samhita and Villgro to boost Corporate Engagement in the incubation of Startups and Social Enterprises
GIZ has partnered with Samhita Social Ventures and Villgro to facilitate corporate engagement in the incubation of startups and social enterprises. This partnership seeks to address large gaps in the Indian incubation ecosystem such as limited domestic capital and insufficient support for start-ups.
In CAP’s latest Philanthropy issue, Anil Misquith, Executive Director of Strategic initiatives at Samhita Social Ventures engages in a debate about the role of social enterprises and their ability to address India’s socio-economic issues.
As part of CNN News 18’s special series, ‘Jal Daan- Building a healthier India,’ Anushree Parekh, Senior Manger of Knowledge & Research at Samhita speaks at a panel discussion on the issue of clean drinking water. The Jal Daan series is a 6-month long campaign which addresses the issue of clean drinking water by raising awareness and implementing sustainable solutions through CSR.
In an interview with the Healthcare Executive, Priya Naik, founder and CEO of Samhita Social Ventures talks about the latest CSR trends in India, the importance of collaboration and the challenges NGOs face in the healthcare sector.
Business Standard covers highlights from Samhita’s CSR in WASH report which maps CSR trends of the 100 companies with the largest budgets on the BSE 500.
Using data and findings from Samhita’s report, CSR in WASH: What are India’s top companies up to?’ Mint talks about current trends and existing gaps in the current corporate social responsibility initiatives of companies.
Business Standard publishes an opinion piece on current trends in CSR based on Samhita’s report on CSR in WASH which analyses the CSR spend of the 100 companies with the largest CSR budgets on the BSE 500.
Samhita is facilitating a watershed development project as part of a CSR initiative by DHFL. The project will adopt five villages in the Phulambhari block of Aurangabad for a period of three years to implement a holistic watershed program in partnership with the NGO, Dilasa.
It’s been a year since Section 135 of the Companies Act and companies have made a considerable effort to impact the many social issues that India faces today. Priya Naik, Samhita’s Founder & CEO, writes an article for LiveMint about what needs to happen next.