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Harald Schützeichel is director of  Solar Energy Foundation, which has made several clean-energy investments in developing countries.
Innovations in Microfinance: Tackling the Energy Needs of the Poor
Experts stress the need for urgency in meeting the energy needs of underprivileged communities. more
Ly Qui Trung brought the popular street food, pho, to a restaurant setting with the first Pho24 outlet in Ho Chi Minh City.
Building a Global Pho-nomenon
Ly Qui Trung, CEO and founder of hit Vietnamese chain Pho 24 seeks to expand in U.S. and China. more
Mary Ellen Iskenderian, president and CEO of Women's World Banking, moderated the discussion.
Advancing Women in Asia
A panel of experts discuss business, corporate diversity, and women's leadership issues in Asia. more
Loida Lewis discusses strategic philanthropy as part of a panel at the Asia Society.
Social Entrepreneurship: The Philippine Experience
A panel of experts stresses the need to "invest in people". more
Andreas Heinecke is  CEO of Dialogue in the Dark, an awareness-raising social franchising company that offer exhibitions and business-training in total darkness.
Understanding Social Enterprise in the Dark
According to social entrepreneur Andreas Heinecke, the "business world needs to rebuild trust." more
Jigar Shah, founder of SunEdison, discusses the viability of solar energy in India and the potential to develop it as a profitable industry. (Asia Society)
A Sunny Forecast for Solar Energy in India
Solar energy is a viable and cost-effective electricity solution for India, says a solar energy expert. more
Dr. Robert S. Zeigler of the International Rice Research Institute. (Asia Society Washington Center)
Can We Feed the World's Poor?
International rice expert fears gaping shortfall in supply by 2015. more
Tejpreet Chopra, President and CEO, General Electric, India. (Tejpreet Chopra)
Tejpreet Chopra: Growing, and Serving, India's Market
GE India President and CEO Tejpreet Chopra examines the challenges and opportunities businesses face in the world’s second-largest country. more
Abhinav Bindra earned India's first-ever individual Olympic gold medal, winning the 10-meter air rifle competition on August 11, 2008. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
India's Olympic Reality Check
What next for a country that boasts a homegrown space program, but cannot guarantee clean drinking water for its people? more
Edwin Feulner, President of the Heritage Foundation (Rob Bluey/Flickr)
India's Path to Economic Freedom
Asia Society India Centre hosted Edwin Feulner, President of the Heritage Foundation, in conversation with Kumar Ketkar, editor of Loksatta. more