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.

Connecting to the Idea of Impact – a report from the field

As part of their internship Hugh and Akshaya visited a school for marginalised communities in Bangalore. Read about their experience here.

Transitioning from engineering to social policy consulting

Here is an interview with Surya Banda, Engagement Manager at Sattva, sharing some lessons learned during his transition from an engineering background to work in the field of international development at J-PAL and on to his current role.

Podcast Episode 1: Talent Ecosystem and Overview

This is the first episode of a series where we will focus on the overview of the talent landscape across the social set up.


CSR Amendments – a step forward for CSR-Nonprofit relationships

The changes to CSR law bring about a number of unique opportunities for nonprofits that have not been possible earlier. We see a few important trends.

Female Work and Labour Force Participation in India – a Meta Study

A meta-analysis, by methodically and comprehensively scanning, documenting and analysing datasets and national policies as well as theoretical and empirical literature surrounding female workforce participation.

A three-pronged approach can enable positive breastfeeding outcomes

Breastfeeding can significantly improve the health of children and mothers resulting in economic benefits equivalent to USD 300 billion worldwide annually.


Amendments in the CSR Law: What it means for you

What do the recent amendments in the CSR law really mean if you’re part of the CSR team of a company? Are there ramifications or is it much ado about nothing?

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India’s Private Giving: Unpacking Domestic Philanthropy and Corporate Social Responsibility

Since private philanthropic funding is not regularly identified and no data is being collected by States or the federal government, there is an absence of data on domestic philanthropy in India.


Breaking Breastfeeding Barriers for Working Women

India needs stronger legislation, better maternity policies and quality childcare, to enable women employees in the formal and informal sectors to achieve positive breastfeeding outcomes



CSRs must work to grow the pie - for society and for themselves. It is possible for companies to operate in such a manner where their own interests align with those of society.