Posts by Gaurav Gupta
Refining the Business Case for Off-Grid Energy in India: Illuminating the models with the greatest potential
Many entrepreneurs and investors have started trying to capitalize on the market opportunity for off-grid electricity in India, but so far, very few have reached meaningful scale. “The Business Case for Off-Grid Energy in India,” a new report by Dalberg on behalf of the Climate Group, highlights the business models with the greatest potential.
The Companies Act has Promise, but Will India Inc. Cash In?: Business value and social good can converge if companies shift focus from compliance to results
There is much excitement in India around the social Companies Act, which stipulates that 2 percent of corporations’ profits must be spent on CSR. But the surge in CSR spending stemming from the new law will only be successful if execution looks markedly different from how CSR and philanthropic money has been spent in the past, says Dalberg’s Gaurav Gupta.