SEOY 2017

The Jubilant Bhartia Foundation collaborates with the Schwab Foundation to provide unparalleled platforms at the national level for leading social innovators that highlight social entrepreneurship as a key element for inclusive growth. The finalists chosen are amongst those developing solutions in key growth areas. The Jubilant Bhartia Foundation aims to collaborate meaningfully with them by supporting them with linkages and networks to increase their impact and scale.

Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship is a sister organization of the World Economic Forum. The Foundation provides unique regional and global platforms to promote social entrepreneurship as a key element to advancing societies and addressing social problems innovatively and effectively. It also fosters a close-knit community of social entrepreneurs for idea exchange and replication of best practices.

Jubilant Bhartia Foundation established in 2007, is the not for profit organization of the Jubilant Bhartia Group. It focuses on conceptualizing and implementing the Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives for the Group. The Jubilant Bhartia Foundation’s activities include various community development work, health care programs, cultural and sports events, an environment preservation initiative, vocational training, women empowerment and educational activities.

Start Up Management Consulting Private Limited (Start Up!)is an incubator and advisor to social entrepreneurs. Their role in the Social Entrepreneur of the Year India Competition is to manage due diligence process on behalf of the Jubilant Bhartia Foundation.

Award Benefits

World Economic Forum Events
All Finalists will be invited to the World Economic Forum on India in New Delhi. This is a unique opportunity to connect with business executives, key government leaders, civil society members and media representatives of the region. The Winner(s) will also be announced at an Award Celebration in New Delhi. The registration fee, flight, and lodging for all Finalists will be covered.

The Schwab Foundation Network
The Winner(s) will be included in the Schwab Foundation network. Benefits include access to a peer community of social entrepreneurs, services such as pro-bono consulting and legal advice, as well as scholarships to executive education courses at world-class institutions such as Harvard Business School and INSEAD. In addition, the registration-fee for network social entrepreneurs invited to all regional and global World Economic Forum meetings is waived.

Selection Criteria
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