By building SDG-compliant enclaves, the country can boost manufacturing and get investments, too India has the potential, but has not been able to scale up the share of manufacturing to its target of 25 per cent. It is blessed with natural resources, human resource and a history of manufacturing everything, from pins to planes. Growth […]
Management of investments in public and private markets, typically through active engagement strategies, by taking concentrated stakes in investee firms.
Stewardship & Consulting
Stewardship and consulting services to other investors committed to enhance ESG standards.
Advocacy & Engagement
Advocates and change agents for higher ESG standards through in-depth research, advocacy and engagement in policy debates and discussions.
About Our Logo
ECube stands for “Engage and Empower for ESG” – the 3 Es have yielded ECube, our name, and summarise our Vision.
The colors in our logo represent what we stand for - Green for protecting the Environment, Brown indicating our concern for the Earth and our focus on Society, and Blue representing Water.
The unfolding and upwardly directional leaves represent the growth that we seek to achieve in our endeavours. The cube is a three dimensional square representing stability and permanence.
The logo represents our firm’s rootedness in seeking inclusive and rapid growth in our drive towards profit with purpose, underlined by the core values of trust and integrity.
Co-Founder, ECube. First Brand Custodian of the Tata Group. Till 2018, Chief Ethics Officer and Chairman, Tata Global Sustainability Council. Earlier, led private equity at Tata Capital.LinkedIn
Dr Mukund RajanChairman & Operating Partner
Co-Founder, ECube. Deep Indian and international management experience over 35 years. Non-Executive Director of a number of public and private companies in India, Europe and the US.LinkedIn
Alan RoslingDirector & Operating Partner
Co-Founder, ECube. Founding COO and CFO of Tata Capital. Served on various Tata boards, and as Chief Operating Officer, Retail Business and Housing Finance at Tata Capital.LinkedIn
Govind SankaranarayananDirector & Managing Partner
Until recently Partner, India Leadership Team at Grant Thornton. Over 31 years of experience in corporate finance and consulting.LinkedIn
Harish HVManaging Partner
Served till May 2019 as the India Country Manager of MSCI, an NYSE listed global firm which assists institutional investors across the world with tools and analysis.LinkedIn
Chandru BadrinarayananManaging Partner
Chairman of Oxfam India. Till 2017, Chief, Tata Sustainability Group. Spent over a decade advising companies on mainstreaming sustainability into their core business.LinkedIn
Shankar VenkateswaranOperating Partner & Head of ESG Engagement
Actively involved in the Responsible Investment/ESG space in the UK and India over the last ten years.LinkedIn
Joslyn ChittilapallyAssistant Vice President
Board of Advisors
The Fund has an Advisory Board of people with commitment and are leaders in this field globally.
Prof. George Serafeim
is a Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and a leading expert in ESG investment. He has taught courses in the MBA, executive education and doctoral programs, and is currently teaching the elective course “Reimagining Capitalism: Business and Big Problems” in the MBA curriculum.
Prof Nick Robins
is Professor in Practice for Sustainable Finance at the Grantham Research Institute at the LSE. He is working on the transformations needed in both financial practice and financial policy to deliver the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals. He is also Special Adviser on Sustainable Finance for UN Environment (UNEP). From 2014 to 2018.
Kiran Karnik’s career has combined roles in government, business and civil society. He is currently Chair of Oxfam India, HelpAge India and Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology. He was earlier on the Board of the Reserve Bank of India, the Prime Minister’s Scientific Advisory Council and the National Innovation Council.
Press & Media
We must decide: in a post-Covid world, will we put emphasis on sustainability to achieve a green recovery or dust ourselves off and continue as before? The coronavirus has disrupted business-as-usual. Economies around the world have crashed, unemployment is at an all-time high, startups are facing a cash crunch, stock markets are at historic lows, the poor have […]
One of the many faultiness that COVID-19 has exposed is the plight of migrant workers. Estimates vary on how much there are – all guesstimates because there is no hard data – but it can be safely assumed to be around 100 million. We also know that they are employed in a wide range of […]