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July 1, 2011
When the U.S.-India Business Council honored FedEx with a Global Leadership Award June 23 in Washington, the audience got to hear from two dynamic innovators – Fred Smith and Chanda Kochhar, CEO of ICICI Bank, India’s largest private-sector bank. FedEx and ICICI were cited for their business leadership and commitment to the people of India through their social responsibility and sustainability programs.During the roundtable discussion, Smith and Kochhar made compelling points about doing business in India.
July 20, 2009
Many New Yorkers, including myself, are curious if the city has exchanged weather with Seattle (given the heavy amount of rain lately). Now, when a sunny day appears, we take every moment to be outside. Yesterday was one of those days and as I was walking to one of my favorite stores in Brooklyn, I stumbled across four young entrepreneurs selling lemonade on the corner. Ambitious and enthusiastic at the prospect of making a profit, these children tried to persuade me of my thirst and the need to purchase a tall glass of lemonade.