Indo-German Award : All India Environmental Journalism Competition 2014

To encourage improved media coverage and reporting of environmental issues in India , GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit) through its Indo-German Environment Partnership is organising a competition for journalists reporting on environmental issues in India. By recognizing and awarding good journalistic reports, the competition aims to inspire journalists to take up a wider range of topics … Continue reading “Indo-German Award : All India Environmental Journalism Competition 2014”

Indian Angel Network launches Incubation support for Startups in the Social Impact Sector

The Indian Angel Network(IAN) that bills itself as India’s first and Asia’s largest network of angel investors has announced the launch of the IAN incubator program for start-ups in the Social Impact sector in partnership with India’s leading bank for the SME’s the Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) and GIZ an international enterprise … Continue reading “Indian Angel Network launches Incubation support for Startups in the Social Impact Sector”

2014 Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneurs Awards

Unilever the world’s third largest consumer goods company has announced that it is accepting entries for the 2014 edition of “Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneurs Awards” which encourages young people to come up with practical and innovative solutions to some of the world’s biggest sustainability challenges. The award is open to anyone aged 30 or under, … Continue reading “2014 Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneurs Awards”

CGAP 2014 Photo Contest now open for entries !

The annual CGAP Photo Contest, which aims to highlight stand-out photography from amateurs and professionals around the world depicting financial inclusion, is now open for entries. The contest is open to entries from both rural and urban settings. The last date for submitting your photos and the completed applications is October 8, 2014. You can … Continue reading “CGAP 2014 Photo Contest now open for entries !”

Asia Social Innovation Award 2014

The 2014 edition of the Asia Social Innovation Awards is inviting applications from social enterprises and entrepreneurs. Established by Social Ventures Hong Kong in 2008, the award seeks to create a culture of social innovation and enrich people’s knowledge on social issues across Asia. Urban Social Problems : Call for Solutions Candidates interested in applying … Continue reading “Asia Social Innovation Award 2014”

Sitaram Rao Livelihoods Case Study Competition

ACCESS Development Services with support from Oxfam India has announced the Sitaram Rao Livelihoods India Case Study Competition 2014. Theme: Empowering Women in Agriculture The role of gender in agriculture is gaining growing attention among researchers, aid donors, and policymakers. While 63 per cent of India’s rural male work force is engaged in agriculture, the … Continue reading “Sitaram Rao Livelihoods Case Study Competition”

The Young Innovators Competition 2014

ITU Telecom World 2014 is looking for gifted young entrepreneurs with ideas for innovative social enterprises. The winners will receive up to USD 10,000 in seed funding, as well as business workshops, networking, showcasing and pitching opportunities with potential investors at ITU Telecom World in Doha followed by a mentorship programme throughout the development year to help their … Continue reading “The Young Innovators Competition 2014”