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Asia’s 2018 Heroes Of Philanthropy: Putting Wealth To A Good Cause

November 15, 2018 | Philanthropy

Nandan & Rohini Nilekani, 63, 59. Cofounder, Infosys; founder, Arghyam Pledged to donate 50% of their wealth in November 2017 under the Giving Pledge and said, “Wealth comes with huge responsibility and is best deployed for the larger public interest.”

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Asia’s 2018 Heroes Of Philanthropy: Charity Is New To India’s New-Economy Titans

November 15, 2018 | Philanthropy

Among the newly rich, the idea of social philanthropy is just settling in, says Rohini Nilekani, wife of tech billionaire and Infosys chairman Nandan Nilekani and founder of Arghyam, a foundation focusing on water and sanitation. The Nilekanis are among

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Gender Equity: Working with Young Men and Boys | We The Women, Bangalore

October 7, 2018 | Gender

Rohini Nilekani speaks to Raghu Karnad on why we must engage men as stakeholders and co-beneficiaries in gender equity. View Video   Transcript 00:02 Raghu Karnad: Rohini, I think you had an idea about how you wanted to begin this session. Do

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Sea Change – Nandan Nilekani, Rohini Nilekani

August 22, 2018 | Others

To unbundle the thinking and provide diverse perspectives on the need for new ways of catalysing scaled, speedy and sustainable societal change, we are happy to share a 3 episode podcast series titled Sea Change; co-produced by Societal Platform and

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Making invisible water visible

August 10, 2018 | Governance

The capricious nature of groundwater has resulted in so much exploitation and overuse that we now have a consistent crisis. Presenting a roadmap for groundwater governance and information transparency using technology

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Karnas of Philanthrophy – Telugu – Eenadu

June 1, 2018 | Philanthropy

Nandan Nilekani and Rohini Nilekani have pledged half their wealth for Philanthrophy. View PDF

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The people’s struggle to find solutions to water challenges

March 22, 2018 | Water

With the summer looming, water comes more easily to the urban mind. Even for those who had been reasonably secure all year long, it is an uncertain time. Maybe it is time to build a sump, to invest in a

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Private Resources and the Public Interest: How can Philanthropy Enhance Social Good?

February 21, 2018 | Philanthropy

Private Resources and the Public Interest: How can Philanthropy Enhance Social Good? India’s richest 1% own 58% of the country’s wealth, according to Credit Suisse. Structural inequity is historically embedded in India, but it seems to be worsening. What is

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Water Philanthropy in India: A Conversation with Rohini Nilekani

February 9, 2018 | Water

Rohini Nilekani in conversation with Dr. Ravina Aggarwal, Director, Columbia Global Centers | Mumbai View Video

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Stop the waste from burying us: State or society is usually blamed, but let’s look upstream at producers of waste

February 6, 2018 | Sanitation

You cannot walk or drive more than a few metres in any Indian city without encountering mounds of rubbish. Even in our villages, you will find garbage billowing around fields, piling up along roads or even lining the forest floor.

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