Sattva Consulting

Imagine a world with no poverty or hunger
A world with universal education and healthcare, and one with equitable income
A thriving healthy planet for all of us

So how do we – all of us – out-pace these problems and overcome them in our lifetime?
How do businesses see the implications of these global realities and prioritise them?
And how do businesses see, explore and quantify the opportunities and risks?

We, at Sattva, are committed to realising impact on the ground and at scale, by delivering global solutions, towards a sustainable future for all of us.

What we do

We are a mission-driven organisation focused on scalable solutions for social impact.

We partner with our clients – corporations, philanthropists, foundations and social organisations – achieve their social impact goals effectively and maximise the return on social investment. We offer end-to-end support covering research, strategy consulting, implementation, programme management, impact assessment, social audit, talent solutions and more.

Our focus is on solving critical socio-economic problems globally through solutions that are:

  • Effective
  • Practical
  • Scalable
  • Sustainable

At the heart of our work is our ability to collaborate with companies and organisations and leverage the strengths and capabilities of all involved stakeholders to maximise the impact achieved.


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We share authentic voices, insights from on-ground experience and showcase innovative models of realising sustainable social impact through our research, publications, case studies and people expertise.

Business Case for Gender Mainstreaming in Cotton in Maharashtra

Sattva and IDH conducted a gender analysis of cotton cultivation — ‘Business Case for Gender Mainstreaming in Cotton in Maharashtra’.



As an organisation that has been in the space for the last ten years, what have been our biggest learnings? And how are those learnings helping to shape our CSR practice this year?


Giving Tuesday India

#GivingTuesday is a global giving movement that was brought to India in 2017 by GuideStar India, as a celebration during DaanUtsav.


Everyday Giving in India Report: 2019

From September 2018 to April 2019, Sattva undertook a first-of-its-kind study on the everyday giving ecosystem in India, with the support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Rohini Nilekani Philanthropies.


Social Impact Bonds as Tool to Finance Public Sector Reform

This paper helps in understanding more about Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) and their working models with a case study on an education programme implemented in the country to achieve Public Sector Reform.


More than Money

Elder Self-Help Groups have not just helped the elderly financially, but also given them a new
lease on their social and personal lives in their twilight years.


Innovation for Impact

The social sector, which is looking to solve the gnarliest problems at a global scale, from clean water to education to financial inclusion, deserves our most transformative ideas and innovations.

IT spent Rs 5,091 crore on CSR between 2014 & ’17

In data to measure social impact by companies, education is the most favoured choice of Indian IT cos, followed by central govt schemes that get about 14% of CSR money.


How we halved open defecation in a New Delhi slum in a year

To truly understand the problem at its core, a team in Enactus - an international student-led social entrepreneurship body - studied the demand and supply factors of public sanitation.


Predatory Lending: Is it worth your interest?

What would happen in a world where the interest rate on borrowings is 60% per annum? Predatory lending often inhibits the growth and cash flows of the poor, strangling them with a lifetime of debt.