Yearly Archives: 2013

PRESS RELEASE: Leading Hindu organisation adds up to £5.4m value to British economy
PRESS RELEASE: Leading Hindu organisation adds up to £5.4m value to British economy

HFB social impact report launch at House of Commons, 10 October 2013: (From left to right) Arjan Vekaria, President of HFB; Alok Sharma MP, Vice Chair of the Conservative Party; and Pratik Dattani, report author. LONDON 10 OCTOBER 2013: A first-of-its-kind study for any religious or…

PRESS RELEASE: UK Conclave Explores Indian Education Investment Potential

03 October 2013, London: The first-of-its-kind India Education Investment Conclave 2013 concluded on an optimistic note regarding the strong synergy between India and the UK in the education and skills sector. The conclave was organised by business news channel IndiaIncorporated.com and technology-led global university U-Aspire, in conjunction with Deloitte, the UK-India…

The Making of Indian Higher Education

This report surveys the Indian higher education landscape and argues the need for a shift in thinking. The current system seeks to create a ‘privileged class’ and sustains a bureaucratic state. It should, however, promote prosperity for all and be capable of enabling a modern…

Social impact report – Hub King’s Cross

Impact Hub King’s Cross presents here it’s first snap shot impact report, marking the organisation’s 5th anniversary and the evolution of the HUB network to Impact Hub network. The launch of this new name gives us an opportunity to reconnect as a global movement –…

The Balance Sheet: The Global Citizen Forum – For the greater good

Last Sunday, I was invited to speak at the London conference for the Global Citizen Forum (GCF) on social innovation and impact. GCF sought to bring together global leaders on a common platform to deliberate upon issues that affect youth across the globe and attempt…

PRESS RELEASE: EPG becomes Knowledge Partner for India Education Investment Conclave 2013 on 2-3 October

LONDON, 4 July 2013: EPG Economic and Strategy Consulting (EPG) is delighted to announce that it has been confirmed as the Knowledge Partners for the India Education Investment Conclave 2013, taking place in London on 2-3 October, and hosted by professional services firm Deloitte. The…

PRESS RELEASE: Up to £11.7 million of economic benefit to Britain during Sewa Day last year

28th June 2013 – Fifty thousand people clocked up 39,000 hours of volunteering during Sewa Day in 2012, the annual global initiative. Voluntary organisations, schools and companies including Lloyds Banking Group took part in over 200 projects helping their local area and adding real value…

Sewa Day 2012 generates up to £11.7 million of additional value for Britain

The growth shown by Sewa Day in the last three years has been astounding. From 5,000 volunteers in 2010, to 15,000 in 2011, to nearly 50,000 in 2012 is a phenomenal growth story. And in 2012, independent economic research by EPG found that for every…

The Balance Sheet: Private versus social returns of innovation

This article is part of an ongoing series of articles by EPG in India Incorporated, entitled The Balance Sheet – Taking Stock of India. This article was first published here. Two weeks ago, India's Supreme Court dismissed Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG's attempt to win patent protection for…

The Balance Sheet: India’s higher education challenges

This article is part of an ongoing series of articles by EPG in India Incorporated, entitled The Balance Sheet – Taking Stock of India. This article was first published here. Two weeks ago, India's Supreme Court dismissed Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG's attempt to win patent protection for…

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