Blogs

The Hierarchy of Impact

One of the questions I am often asked when I tell people that I work with companies on their CSR strategy and implementation is, “Do these companies really care about impact?”. At Sattva, the organisation I lead, our employees ask the same question about every customer we engage with, and every person we hire: “Are they truly committed to social impact?”.

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The Hierarchy of Impact

One of the questions I am often asked when I tell people that I work with companies on their CSR strategy and implementation is, “Do these companies really care about impact?”. At Sattva, the organisation I lead, our employees ask the same question about every customer we engage with, and every person we hire: “Are they truly committed to social impact?”.

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Forging value through collaboration

After spending the last decade in the social impact sector, I have come to realise that sustaining a sense of urgency is a necessity especially when societies are evolving (or becoming ‘Liquid’ as Farid Tabrki said at EVPA 2019) and the lines between social and corporate continue to blur.

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Changing the world, one PPT at a time

I completed one year at Sattva Consulting recently on Jan 2nd. With the New Year kicking in and the mind slipping into its usual year-end reflections, like everybody else I asked myself what was my 2019 all about? Well, it was about changing the world one PPT at a time.

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Sattva is not a job, it’s a calling

I have to admit, I was a little taken aback. It was my first month at Sattva. Krishna (our CEO) had asked me to meet every single person at Sattva so that I could understand the organisation and the culture better.

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Why do we need irrational optimism to solve wicked problems?

While realism can help you stay afloat, optimism can push you to move forward.

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What do social impact consultants do?

Read this article by Arpitha Rao, Senior Engagement Manager at Sattva Consulting,  to know how social impact and management consulting coincide

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Stories from Social Sector Leaders

From a Cushy Corporate Job to the Development Sector

I spent over 16 years driving operational excellence to derive value and efficiency for several corporates. I was good at it and I enjoyed every bit of it. Therefore, my transition to the development space was initially a trial with no long-term commitment.

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From a Cushy Corporate Job to the Development Sector

I spent over 16 years driving operational excellence to derive value and efficiency for several corporates. I was good at it and I enjoyed every bit of it. Therefore, my transition to the development space was initially a trial with no long-term commitment.

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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.

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What are the First Steps to Building a Career in the Social Sector?

The social sector is a vast and complex ecosystem to navigate your place in. This video is your short guide to identifying key first steps to building a career in the social impact space.

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How is the Social Sector Different from Corporate Sector?

Listen to 2 crossover talents as they compare their journey’s from corporate to social space.

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Podcasts

What does Mid Career Transition into the Social Sector look like

These and other points explored in our podcast exploring the talent ecosystem. You can listen to it here. This is the third episode of a series where we will focus on the overview of the talent landscape across the social set up.

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What does Mid Career Transition into the Social Sector look like

These and other points explored in our podcast exploring the talent ecosystem. You can listen to it here. This is the third episode of a series where we will focus on the overview of the talent landscape across the social set up.

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A brief on Global Talent Economy and its effects on Social Impact Sector

These and other points explored in our podcast exploring the global talent economy, with Bhavna Mathur, Executive Director of IDEX Accelerator. You can listen to it here.

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The Concept of Intrapreneurship and its importance globally

These and other points explored in our podcast exploring the concept of Intrapreneurship and its importance across businesses globally. You can listen to it here.

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