In the last few months, Industree Foundation has been working with tribal communities in Odisha to develop income-generating activities. The Siali leaf project is designed to bring sustainable income to more than 2,000 women in Balliguda and Phulbani. Industree is working with the Odisha Forest Sector Development Project to support these women in producing, marketing,… Read More How Tribal Communities are Achieving the SDGs
This article was originally published on the World Economic Forum Agenda. India’s economy is one of the fastest-growing in the world. But is its growth including everyone? As jobs move out of villages and into cities, migration from rural to urban areas follows, on a massive scale. Cities are bursting at the seams. India’s carbon… Read More India is growing fast. Here’s how it can include everyone
Industree Foundation strives to enable cross-cultural exchange within the creative manufacturing sector whenever possible. To that end, in July 2017, Industree hosted a study tour for 15 women artisans from Rwanda, in partnership with Women for Women International. This was part of Women for Women Rwanda’s social and economic empowerment program, which gives marginalised women… Read More Global South Collaboration: Rwanda & India
Today Industree Foundation is launching its new initiative ‘Mission Creative Million’ at a round table, during the World Economic Forum’s India Economic Summit. Shri Chandrababu Naidu, Honourable Chief Minister, Andhra Pradesh, will formally launch the initiative at an event, being held at Hotel Taj Palace, New Delhi on 5th October 2017. Participants will include stakeholders… Read More Empowering Entrepreneurs, Creating Jobs: Launching Mission Creative Million
In May, Industree’s team conducted a scoping visit in several villages across southern Tamil Nadu to get a better understanding of the needs of women artisans there. With the support of Standard Chartered, Industree is also working to assess the financial literacy of these groups in order to provide them with the training and support… Read More Tamil Nadu Scoping Visit: Meet Sangeeta
Industree has partnered with United Colors of Benetton to work towards gender equality, one pad at a time. Through the Aarohi: Wings of Empowerment program launched by Benetton as part of their Women’s Empowerment initiative, the company is providing free cloth pads to underprivileged women across India. But there’s more to the story: Benetton is… Read More Towards Gender Equality: Benetton & Industree
We are thrilled to announce the launch of our Mission Creative Million introduction video. You can view it here: India has the world’s largest population in creative skills, but it just commands 2% of the global market share. What would it take for the creative manufacturing sector in India to really flourish? Mission Creative Million… Read More Our Creative Million Video is Live!