Bridgespan Remarkable Giver Series: Conversations with Sunil Munjal

The 'Conversations with Remarkable Givers: India' video series provides a behind-the-scenes look at philanthropy in India from the perspectives of eminent givers

Published: 19, Jul 2018
Sunil Munjal, Chairman, Hero Enterprise; Image: Amit Verma
Sunil Munjal, Chairman, Hero Enterprise; Image: Amit Verma

Conversations with Remarkable Givers: India is an initiative of The Bridgespan Group, a philanthropy and NGO advisory firm. This video series provides a behind-the-scenes look at philanthropy in India from the perspectives of eminent givers.

In this second installment in the series,* Senapathy (Kris) Gopalakrishnan, Rajashree Birla, Rakesh Mittal, Sunil Munjal, and Sunil Wadhwani share their perspectives on their personal giving journeys, choice of issues to advance, collaborations with grantees, vision for Indian philanthropy, and much more. The videos were made possible by the generous support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Sunil Munjal is the chairman of Hero Enterprise. He focuses his philanthropy on promoting Indian arts, through his nonprofit, the Serendipity Arts Foundation, and supports theatre and music in his capacity as president of the Ludhiana Sanskritik Samagam.  He is also involved in Hero Enterprise’s CSR activities in healthcare, education, and sanitation.  Mr. Munjal has also made significant contributions to the Aavishkar Bharat Fund, in the sphere of impact investing.

Giving is the right thing to do, says Sunil Munjal...

Sunil Munjal says his family doesn't believe in advertising its philanthropy...

On the benefits of having his philanthropic initiatives live near his business operations...

Preserving Indian arts and artisanal skills are key priorities, says Sunil Munjal...

Truly effective programs require scale and efficiency to create real impact, says Sunil Munjal...

Sunil Munjal talks about how education improves the lives both of the students and their families...

Increased philanthropic giving in India will require tax incentives, donor education, and knowledge sharing, says Sunil Munjal...

Sunil Munjal says his giving provides a sense of comfort, confidence, and calmness that helps his other endeavors...

*Videos from the first installment of Conversations with Remarkable Givers: India and Bridgespan’s broader Remarkable Givers series are also available online.

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