Priya Naik, Founder and CEO of Samhita points out that companies often respond to the need of communities, many in the vicinity of their establishments. “They [communities] do not communicate a need for well- functioning electricity grids, energy and power systems; this is because their basic energy needs are met by kerosene lamps, wood and others,” says Naik. “Therefore, companies are unable to identify the need and provide strategic solutions accordingly.”
The Hindu Business Line writes about the insights offered by Samhita’s clean energy report, “Energising Development – CSR in Clean Energy: What are India’s top companies up to?” created in association with Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation and International Finance Corporation.
Read the article here.