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New report says Kolkata can become a broad-based industry hub by making itself for attractive for entrepreneurship

LONDON: Kolkata has the opportunity to leapfrog other cities in India to establish a broad-based digital industry hub, particularly with a focus on smart manufacturing, analytics, Artificial Intelligence and related disciplines. These are the findings of “Kolkata 4.0: Developing an innovation ecosystem”, launched by the…

Contribution of Asian businesses to the London economy

With London open for business, the Indo-European Business Forum along with BDO LLP, London & Partners and Mantra Capital supported by partners compiled a report on the growth of Asian businesses in the UK. South Asian owned businesses have an important impact on London’s economy…

Developing a startup ecosystem: Lessons from the UK

    Our Managing Director was the Lead Author of this report, launched in London on 22nd February. We are looking forward to taking its findings further through further research. Startup report from FICCI cites learnings from the UK to create successful innovation ecosystem in India …

The Learning Generation: Investing in Education for a Changing World report

This "The Learning Generation: Investing in Education for a Changing World" report was launched of our research on “Designing the Optimal Skills Pledge and Skills Levy” on behalf of the Education Commission, at the UN General Assembly on 18th Sept 2016. The report  is a comparative analysis…

Business Backs Education Report launch

This report was published on 14 January 2015, ahead of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, to raise awareness of the Business Backs Education campaign, launched by the Varkey Foundation in partnership with Dubai Cares and UNESCO. The campaign was launched at the…

SROI
Social Return On Investment (SROI): Three technical challenges

EPG's Managing Director co-authored this paper for the Social Enterprise Journal. The purpose of this article is to explore three technical challenges and misconceptions involved in measuring social return on investment (SROI). Although there is considerable information available about the conceptual framework of SROI, its…

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 –…

Challenges  and misconceptions with SROI
Challenges and misconceptions with SROI

There is increasing pressure for providers of public services to evidence the social impact they are having. The application of SROI is a relatively young discipline, often not well understood by the third sector. There is considerable variability in how SROI is applied, which makes…

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