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Ashok Khosla

Ashok Khosla

Ashok Khosla is former director of the United Nations Environment Programme, he was awarded the 2002 Sasakawa Environment Prize - "the Nobel Prize of the environment world" - and has been named in the UNEP's Global 500 Roll of Honour. He became the founding director of the Indian government's Office of Environmental Planning and Co-Ordination, the first such agency in a developing country. And he is founder of Development Alternatives, a Delhi-based Non-Governmental Organization devoted to promoting commercially viable, environmentally friendly technologies. He has been a board member of numerous global environmental organizations - including the Club of Rome, the World Conservation Union and the International Institute for Sustainable Development - and served as an adviser to, among others, the World Bank, the United Nations Development Programme and the Indian government.

Social entrepreneurship in developing countries

Interview with Ashok Khosla about the opportunities and challenges of social entrepreneurs in developing countries.

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