Finclusion: Empowering Women through Digital Financial Inclusion

India is at the cusp of a digital revolution that promises to bring in transformative impact among low-income populations by bringing the unbanked into the fold of formal finance. Yet, financial inclusion needs to bridge gender gaps for it to become truly inclusive and India still has a long way to go in this regard.

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L&T Financial Services and Sattva took a bold first step towards the goal of digital financial inclusion of women in rural India through the conception of Finclusion: Empowering Women through Digital Finance –a whitepaper that tells the story of the rapidly growing digital financial landscape in India, and how focusing on rural women for digital financial inclusion benefits them, their families, their communities, and the ecosystem at large. The whitepaper explores challenges and barriers faced by women in accessing digital financial services, highlights the improving status of women with the emergence of digital financial inclusion initiatives, and contemplates the way forward.

Click on the DOWNLOAD link on the left for the full whitepaper.

To explore the nuances of digital financial inclusion, talk to us today at impact@sattva.co.in

Social Investment Landscape in Asia: Part 2

The Social Investment Landscape in Asia assesses the opportunities and challenges for philanthropy and social investment in the region. It is designed to be a guide for both new social investors looking to enter the Asian market and existing social investors exploring cross-border or cross-sector opportunities within the region.

The report is in two parts. You can read Part 2 by clicking on the Download link on the left. Part 1 is here.

Region-wise CSR Analysis – Aug 2018

CSR funds are an important source of capital for social impact projects and implementing organisations. How is the regional distribution of the origin, spend and circulation of CSR funds in India?

This paper analyses region-wise trends, mostly in visual format. Download to receive a copy of the report in your mailbox.

Funding Education with Impact – A Guide for Social Investment in India

A collaboration between Sattva Knowledge and AVPN, our report on Funding Education with Impact – A Guide for Social Investment in India is a practical and actionable guide for existing and potential funders in the Indian education space, to identify funding and partnership opportunities.

Winning Together – Opportunities for CSR Innovation and Partnerships in Sports

CII in association with the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports hosted the third annual ‘CII Scorecard 2017’, bringing together policymakers, stakeholders and dignitaries from the global world of sports, to discuss and deliberate on the opportunities and future of the Sports Sector. The theme of the conference was ‘Making India Play’. Our report looks at opportunities for CSR funding in Sports.

Social Investment Landscape in Asia: Part 1

The Social Investment Landscape in Asia assesses the opportunities and challenges for philanthropy and social investment in the region. It is designed to be a guide for both new social investors looking to enter the Asian market and existing social investors exploring cross-border or cross-sector opportunities within the region.

The report is in two parts. You can read Part 1 by clicking on the Download link on the left. Part 2 is here.

Energy Access for Impact

Since 2013, CSR funding for energy access has opened up new possibilities for better education, healthcare, agriculture and livelihoods. This report summarises the insights from a roundtable event amongst CSR decision makers, policy makers, philanthropists, entrepreneurs and funders to discuss gaps and opportunities to fund energy access for social impact.

Nurturing Rural Innovation – the Hubli Sandbox

This report for the Deshpande Foundation has stories that present a microcosm of the ‘Sandbox for Innovation’. The Sandbox is an ecosystem to nurture innovative ideas for improved access to essential services.