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India paves the way for CSR and a more sustainable future

From the wealthy West to the global South, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has now become a mainstream concept. But did you know that India (in 2014) was the first country...

Narendra Modi Bilateral Investment Treaties

Bilateral Investment Treaties: Why India needs a rethink

A recent report by the Standing Committee on External Affairs shows how there are two missing pieces to the puzzle for India’s model for its BIlateral Investment Treaties. The recent...

Women Farmers in India

Oxfam India: 1% Surcharge on richest 10% to reduce inequality

The gap between the top 10% asset holders and the bottom 10% is 500 times in rural India but is shockingly 50,000 times in urban areas, Oxfam, the British founded...

China

We Indians must do better understanding China and end our misconceptions

During the germination of the idea of Bridge India in 2018, we were fortunate to have with us Shubham as an intern. He is unusual in his global outlook, in...

UK India Energy Report launch

PRESS RELEASE: New report urges closer UK-India energy collaboration in electric vehicles, batteries, green financing

LONDON, 22 APRIL 2021: A new report by leading think tank Bridge India says that closer energy sector collaboration between the UK and India could propel bilateral relations in the...

UK India Energy Report 2021

UK-India Energy Collaborations report

Bridge India is proud to introduce this review of UK-India energy opportunities. Its launch is timely, as the UK will be hosting the COP-26 meeting in Glasgow in November 2021....

Women in Indian parliament

Indian government needs to empower women beyond constitutionalising maternity leave

India needs to work for gender inclusive policies rather than specifically focusing on women welfare to increase female employment Discrimination against women and girls is a long-running phenomenon pervasive across...

Global value chains

How not to kill the Golden Goose: Lawmakers’ commitment towards Atmanirbhar India

India has started its race to become Global Electronics Manufacturing Hub by 2025 under its National Policy of Electronics 2019. The nation aims to integrate into global value chains for...

Indian bureaucracy using social media for social good

Indian bureaucracy using social media for social good

Social media has empowered Indian bureaucracy to deliver social good in a far more effective manner than before, according a distinguished set of Indian bureaucrats and other experts, in a...

"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."

– Mahatma Gandhi