Contributor : Profile
A social entrepreneur and institution-builder, Shiv Kumar has 30 years of experience in working on complex social problems, in India and internationally. A postgraduate in Management, he is the co-founder of the Catalyst Group of institutions. He has incubated and supported over 200 community organisations and social enterprises.
He was one of the initiators of path-breaking formative research on ocean plastics, in partnership with the Natural Resources Institute (NRI), Greenwich.
He has been involved in the incubation of a circular economy start-up – Noble Plasticswhich has ensured 100% circularity of hangers used in the apparel industry with a leading UK Company – Marks & Spencer. This is recognised as a successful example of circularity, which is now going to scale with other brands.
Posts by Shiv Kumar
Growing consumer demands are causing the generation of colossal amounts of plastic waste, and the poor state of waste management implies that large proportions of this litter is making its way into th...
- Notes from the Field