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Authors:
Sreevas Sahasranamam (Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK))
Published in:
2016
Revision date:
10-Jun-2016
Length:
19 pages
Data source:
Field research

Abstract

This case, set in 2015, can be used in postgraduate and undergraduate business management courses to teach social entrepreneurship, inclusive business models and strategic management. It is a demonstration case study of how Global Himalayan Expedition has become a successful for-profit social enterprise in a remote inaccessible location merging the elements of sustainability, education, adventure tourism, handicrafts, homestays and solar based electrification. This case highlights the social entrepreneurship scenario and the energy sector in India, the inclusive business model adopted by GHE and raises the question of how to scale up their business model. This case study is a demonstration of how a sustainable model of social impact involving microgrid based rural electrification and education in remote areas can be achieved in a Bottom-of-the-Pyramid (BoP) market.

Topics

Social entrepreneurship; Inclusive business model; Scaling a social enterprise; Rural electrification; Renewable energy; Adventure tourism; Rural areas; Growth & expansion; Community development; India; Climate change and sustainability; Triple bottom line; Social impact; Bottom of the pyramid (BOP); Emerging market
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