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016 No Ordinary Business with Empower Energy

016 No Ordinary Business with Empower Energy

Millions in the developing world are living without electricity forcing people to rely on unhealthy, unreliable and informal energy sources such as kerosene. Today’s guest on No Ordinary Business is Ronit Kanwar, the co-founder and CEO of Empower Energy, a UK based start-up that is dedicated to improving access to reliable energy through a unique microfranchise model that is offered throughout the last mile of India.

002 'No Ordinary Business' with UNTAPPED

002 'No Ordinary Business' with UNTAPPED

Access to clean water is a challenge in much of the world and existing models of safe water distribution are unable to keep up with the demands of growing populations and rapid urbanisation. Frustrated by the lack of sustainability within the traditional NGO organisational and funding model, today's guest on No Ordinary BusinessDaniel Nolan of UNTAPPED, talks to Gina Pereira about how he is working to address these challenges through a platform designed to sustainably empower local entrepreneurs to scale water enterprises in emerging countries.