Sankalp Forum 2011: List of finalists
After enjoying tremendous patronage and success in its two previous editions, Sankalp, a platform that catalyzes impact investments into sustainable and scalable social enterprises globally, is back again this year. Currently underway at the Taj Land's End in Mumbai, Sankalp Forum is an initiative backed by Intellecap, a social-sector advisory firm serving corporates, non-profit organizations, development agencies and governments working in developing markets. Their idea is to bring together 400+ social enterprises, 150+ impact investors and 150+ sector stakeholders on a common platform with the objective of accelerating the enterprise scaling process.It's a key event in the Indian social entrepreneurship calendar and we at YourStory are live-tweeting this from the venue. So, for instant updates on the Sankalp Forum, do follow @yourstorydotin. You can also check out the hashtag "#SankalpForum" for all the views that are pouring in on Twitter.
Also, given below are the social enterprises whose business ideas have been evaluated and chosen as the finalists across the five categories at the Sankalp Forum:
Health, Water & Sanitation:
E Health Point
P2 Power Solutions
Carbon Clean Solutions
Technology for development:
Subhiksha Knowledge Solutions
St. Angelo's Computer Education
Agriculture, Food & Rural Businesses:
Greenway Grameen Infra
Tirumala Milk Products
Janani Foods Pvt. Ltd.
Masuta Producers Company Ltd.
Native Konbac Bamboo Products
We at YourStory salute these social enterprises who are doing stellar work in their respective domains. To know more about Sankalp and the ideology behind the event, click here to read YourStory's interview with Vineet Rai, founder, Intellecap & here to read our interaction with K Sree Kumar, CEO, Intellecap.