Social innovation has been hard at work, devising and applying creative ideas to solve development issues.
Enterprises like Businesses like Claro Energy are using solar panels to power tube wells. Similarly, businesses like Barefoot Power are lighting up huts with solar lamps and enabling children to complete their homework while the likes of Avani Bio Energy are creating energy out of pine needles.
In this elite company are also other inspired Indian startups that cater to low-income communities like Indian Wildlife Club, Drishti Eyecare, Daily Dump and Grow Trees - all a part of the growing Ennovent Network.
This world environment day, let’s all get together and discuss this:
How can private enterprise promote renewable energy practices?
Ennovent and Sankalp Forum come together to host a tweetchat. Discussions will collaboratively discover:
-Innovative renewable practices that participants have encountered
-The customer-side challenges that are holding innovative social enterprises from reaching scale
-What we can all do at an individual level to introduce renewable practices in our day to day lives
Details of the TweetChat:
When: June 5, 2013, 2PM – 3PM IST
How a Twitter chat works:
You can join the Twitter chat anytime using your Twitter account. If you aren’t on Twitter yet, visit twitter.com to sign up. Registration is quick and free.
Here are a few simple steps to join the conversation:
- Visit TweetChat at www.tweetchat.com
- Click on “sign in,” and enter your Twitter account name and password. Authorize TweetChat by clicking on “authorize app” when prompted
- In the box marked “enter hashtag to follow,” type #1earth
- Click “Go” and join the conversation!
We look forward to seeing you at the Twitter Chat! Once the chat is over, you can also consider joining the Ennovent Network – a community of like-minded entrepreneurs, investors, mentors and experts that collaboratively aim to accelerate innovations for sustainability in low-income markets.