Archive for the Social Enterprise Category

The Need for Sustainable Energy

As climate change is starting to become an even greater issue on the national and global stage, many leaders and policymakers have been pushing toward adopting more sustainable energy practices. In particular, India’s solar capacity addition for 2019 is said to set a record. This addition is supposed to add an estimated 16 gigawatts of clean energy, and this is driven chiefly by large-scale solar projects. India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, set forth a target […]

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Sustainable Tourism Best Practices and How to Implement Them In Our Global Neighborhood

According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), there will be 1.6 billion tourists worldwide by 2020. Tourism on such a mass scale does not necessarily spell out economic prosperity for the destinations affected by it. In fact, overtourism can lead to cultural deterioration and environmental degradation. In many developing areas, mass tourism is largely shaped and operated by foreign companies. This foreign ownership of tourism organizations has led to the leakage of tourism […]

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Empowering Women: The Pad Project

A short documentary about menstruation has made history. Period. End of Sentence is now an Oscar-winning short documentary concerning serious global public health issue—access to feminine hygiene products. Period. End of Sentence shines a light on the quiet revolution started by women in a rural village outside of Delhi. Periods are a taboo subject in India. These women are fighting the stigma around menstruation. Access to feminine hygiene products, such as sanitary pads, are limited […]

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Why the World Needs Sustainable Tourism: Tourism is the New Colonialism

One of the most prevalent myths about tourism is that where there is tourism, there is economic progress. Tourism, like any other global industry, affects each destination differently. There are the winners, such as Cyprus, an island destination that has reaped the economic benefits of tourism to the tune of $2.4 billion euros annually (Lemesios et al., 2016). Tourism has invigorated the Cypriot economy and provided an invaluable source of income to locals. Very few […]

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How India’s Social Inequality leads to Economic Inequality

One day when I was scrolling through my social media accounts, I noticed that one of my friends shared an article by The Economist titled, “Why India needs women to work.” The article recites facts about Indian women’s’ contributions–or lack thereof, to the Indian economy, despite the fact that the Hindu goddess Laxmi is the closest thing to an economic deity in the country’s most-practiced religion. According to the article, women’s labor only contributes to […]

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