Social Entrepreneur of the Year India- 2019

For 10 years, the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, the sister organization of the World Economic Forum and Jubilant Bhartia Foundation have fostered social entrepreneurship in India by highlighting leading social innovation models to top decision-makers in business and government.

The Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award celebrates the advancement of social innovation Worldwide. The awards recognizes the individuals and organisations who implement innovative, sustainable and large-scale solutions to address poverty, indignity and the lack of basic services and resources in Bottom of the Pyramid and ultra-poor communities. They work in areas as diverse as health, education, job creation, water, clean energy and building identity and entitlements and access to information and technology.

Jubilant Bhartia Foundation in partnership with the Schwab Foundation is working towards to providing unparalleled platforms to leading social entrepreneurs as a key element for inclusive growth.

Applications are Invited for the
Social Entrepreneur of the Year India- 2019

Deadline: 30th April 2019


A founder or CEO of a for-profit, hybrid, or non-profit organization (a social enterprise) with an explicit mission of solving a social or environmental problem to benefit society in general, with an emphasis on low-income, marginalized, or vulnerable populations in particular.

  • Market-based: leverages market forces, strategic partnerships, and business practices wherever possible, e.g. charges fees for products or services or for some subset of them.
  • Tech-enabled: Uses technology to create, communicate, deliver, or monitor the adoption of its products or services.
  • Demonstrated Impact: beyond proof of concept; has a monitoring and evaluation system in place; can provide compelling impact metrics
  • Scalability / Potential to Scale: has the potential to be successfully expanded nationally or internationally, either by branch expansion or via replication partners.
  • Candidate as an Ambassador: able to interact on a peer-to-peer level with top business and political leaders and willing to contribute time and expertise to building the global community.
  • Aligned with the World Economic Forum System Initiatives- Click here

For any queries related to the award process please write to or call at 0120-4361969