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Uncommon Ground - Rohini Nilekani

This book of conversations between people holding different points of view has a deliberately misleading title. Because Rohini Nilekani has managed to show that in the most uncommon of grounds, between the most adversarial of positions, there can be found something in common if the two sides are willing to at least try and see […]
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Uncommon Ground

Uncommon Ground | YC Deveshwar and Sunita Narain on Sustainable Development

This is an edited version of Rohini Nilekani’s Uncommon Ground, where she brings together titans of industry and leaders of civil society to explore eight themes that are highly relevant for our future development. In this episode, she moderates a discussion on business and sustainability with Yogesh Deveshwar, the chairman of ITC, and Sunita Narain, […]
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Uncommon Ground - Greening The Toilet

The past century of sanitation has been an environmental and financial nightmare for the world. It is supposedly the 100th anniversary of the modern lavatory, though there is some dispute about when the modern flush toilet as we now know it was invented and by whom. Nevertheless, for the billions around the world who take […]
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Uncommon Ground

Uncommon Ground - Rohini Nilekani's book launched

Rohini Nilekani’s book, ‘Uncommon Ground: Dialogues between business and social leaders’ was launched here on Thursday. The book stemmed from the author’s 2008 television series of the same name on NDTV. It documents eight broad conversations between top business and social leaders about topics such as food, energy and transportation in India. View PDF
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