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A Philosophy Of Philanthropy

Strategic Philanthropy | Jul 1, 2010

Journalist-turned-philanthropist Rohini Nilekani, the founder of Bengaluru-based NGOs Pratham Books and Arghyam, feels everyone should be water-wise today.

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This is an edited version of Rohini Nilekani in conversation with Naushad Forbes, business leader and ex-President of the Confederation of Indian Industry, for an episode of India Development Review’s podcast, On the Contrary. Along with Arun Maira, the host of the show, they discuss what markets must include, whom they should serve, and the […]
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Company law to change CSR landscape

Experts see mixed blessings from new company law; some say the move will result in rise in CSR consulting. The CSR provisions could have a “cascading impact” on philanthropy, according to Rohini Nilekani, chairperson and founder of non-profit Arghyam and wife of Nandan Nilekani, a co-founder of software service firm Infosys Ltd and chairman of […]
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