Latest Projects


Business Responsibility & Sustainability Reporting

Globally corporations are becoming aware of how their operations have an impact on Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) parameters and are making their commitment towards ESG and sustainability apparent through sustainability reporting. Many global reporting frameworks exist and have been adopted by companies for measuring, monitoring, and disclosing their performance on ESG indicators. The Business Responsibility and Sustainability Report (BRSR) introduced by …

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Social Return on Investment (SROI)

A Social Return on Investment (SROI) provides a comprehensive narrative by measuring social, environmental, and economic outcomes in monetary terms. Collaborating with large corporations, we at Thought Arbitrage, meticulously assess the impact of their social projects using the Values, Outputs and Impacts on Stakeholders (VOIS) methodology. Thought Arbitrage is assisting companies in measuring the impact of their social activities. Our SROI methodology is customi…

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Bridging the Gender Gap: 4Ws for Women

Thought Arbitrage, in collaboration with TalentNomics India and Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS), has undertaken a two-year research study aimed at understanding the gender disparities and inequities in economic empowerment within the formal sectors of specific South Asian nations—India, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka, benchmarked to a better performing East Asian country, viz., Thailand. The research aims to uncover the root causes behind the limited participation…

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Study on the Efficiency of Funds Flow Mechanism

Asian Development Bank has commissioned TARI and Thought Arbitrage Consulting jointly to conduct a study on the efficiency of funds flow mechanism of the Aid, Accounts & Audit Division (AAAD), Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), Ministry of Finance, GoI. The study will review the process of flow of aid, grants, loans and technical assistance to India by multilateral agencies from the DEA to the implementing agencies at states, centre and other bodies. The stud…

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Books

CSR in India Steering Business toward Social Change

For too long CSR in India had been left to non-directional, haphazard do-gooding; 'Governance' - the process through which decisions are taken - of CS

There are many positive ways for business to make a difference in the lives of the poor - not through philanthropy but though initiatives that, over time, will help build new markets.     

Kofi Annan: World Economic Forum