Experiential Learning for Sustainable Development

Experiential Learning for Sustainable Development

Experiential learning, also known as “learning by doing,” is revolutionizing educational paradigms beyond the conventional classroom. This dynamic approach champions active engagement with learning material, thrusting participants into hands-on experiences...
Impact Inflection Points

Impact Inflection Points

This article brings attention to a variety of impact insights and innovations presented at the 2023 GIIN Conference in Copenhagen (GIIN Impact Forum). I delve into areas that, despite their critical importance to the planet and society, may not be widely recognized....
How and Why to Create an Inclusive Workplace

How and Why to Create an Inclusive Workplace

When India achieved independence, “unity in diversity” became a buzz phrase. ​ The country’s leaders tried to cultivate inclusion across races, languages, religions, and many other dimensions. Fast forward 75 years and discussions about inclusion have moved into all...
Democratizing Credit for India’s 60 Million Microenterprises

Democratizing Credit for India’s 60 Million Microenterprises

India’s remarkable economic growth owes much to its vibrant micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs), which account for nearly a third of the country’s GDP. However, MSMEs, especially those in the “micro” category, which are the smallest...
Reforming Plastic Waste in Southeast Asia

Reforming Plastic Waste in Southeast Asia

Half of the top ten offenders for releasing plastic waste into the ocean are countries in Southeast Asia. Another three — China, India, and Bangladesh — are just outside of this region. Part of the problem is their proximity to the ocean, but equally important is...