Going Beyond Profit at the BOP

Social Enterprise Trends at the Base of the Pyramid

ABOUT THIS SESSION

Today some of the most innovative solutions to the world's biggest problems are coming from developing and emerging markets. In countries like India, South Africa, and Kenya, entrepreneurs are changing the status quo by using technology in innovative ways, leap-frogging infrastructure issues, and igniting community activism. These local leaders are creating social enterprises that have a financial and a social bottom line.

Come learn more about the innovations happening at the "base of the pyramid" from the Editor of Beyond Profit, Lindsay Clinton, an Austinite who is now living in Mumbai, covering these enterprises. There will be plenty of time for questions and discussion.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Please note: This will be a 1 hour session, from 10-11am.
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Editor, Beyond Profit
ABOUT THE HOST
Lindsay Clinton leads the Publications team at Intellecap, a social investment advisory firm based in India, where she is the Editor of the leading industry publications Microfinance Insights and Beyond Profit, a magazine she conceptualized. Lindsay has a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of Virginia, and is a freelance writer for the The New York Times, the Austin American Statesman, and MINT, the Indian affiliate of the Wall Street Journal. She is also a regular blogger for The New York Times travel blog, Globespotters. Lindsay has served as a judge and mentor in several business plan competitions, including those run by Echoing Green and the Unreasonable Institute. She has extensive knowledge of microfinance, social enterprise, brand strategy, gender, and women’s leadership.