our partners

IMPLEMENTING PARTNERS

JK Paper Mills

Established in 1962, JK Paper is the leading player in Office papers, Coated papers and Packaging boards. It has integrated Pulp and Paper Mills viz; Unit JKPM at Rayagada (Odisha). From being the pioneer of branded paper in India, the Company today is a leading exporter of Branded Copier Papers and Packaging Boards exporting to over 60 countries.

ITC’s Paperboards and Specialty Papers Division (ITC-PSPD), is amongst the leading names in the business worldwide. With emphasis on harnessing state-of-the-art technology, it has emerged as the largest manufacturer of Packaging and Graphic Boards in South Asia. It’s Bhadrachalam unit is ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 accredited; and Forest Stewardship Council – Chain of Custody certified.

Trafigura Foundation, a Swiss-based organization, provides long-term funding and expertise to selected enterprises around the world. In addition to funding support, it has assisted SAI with developing communication materials. 

ProEngage is a part-time skill-based volunteering programme by the Tata Sustainability Group that enables volunteers to lend their skills and expertise to non-profits and communities for capacity building in specialized functions like HR, Finance, Business Planning, Marketing, Resource Mobilisation etc. TATA Engage has been partnering with SAI since 2017 to provide us with voluntary support.

The Indian Institute of Millets Research (IIMR) is a premier agricultural research institute engaged in basic and strategic research on millets under Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). SAI and IIMR have collaborated together to work on millet value chain, is a gluten-free, highly nutritious traditional crop that is well suited to the tribal belt of Odisha under the SAI model.

Replicating PARTNERS

Kshitih Foundation is a Section 8 Company that works for environment conversation, employment generation and providing affordable quality education to the children of underserved communities.

The Community Development Centre (CDC) is a grass-root development organization established in 2000 and has been working primarily in the domain of women and child health, women rights, livelihood and conservation.

SUPPORTING PARTNERS

UnLtd India serves as a canvas for early-stage social entrepreneurs in India to nurture their ideas and grow as true artists of change. To bring their ideas to life, our Incubation Program provides one-on-one coaching, access to mentors and funders, and peer learning. UnLtd has been mentoring SAI cofounder ‘Jitendra Sinha’ since 2014.

Trafigura Foundation, a Swiss-based organization, provides long-term funding and expertise to selected enterprises around the world. In addition to funding support, it has assisted SAI with developing communication materials. 

Based at Santa Clara University, the Global Social Benefit Institute (GSBI®) accelerates social impact enterprises that have developed innovative solutions to address poverty. GSBI has mentored SAI co-founder Jitendra Sinha from 2015 to 2019.

SEED is engaged with entrepreneurs in Africa to link them with successful eco-inclusive enterprises around the world (Originators). SAI has partnered with SEED to mentor selected entrepreneurs in sub-Saharan Africa since 2017 as an Originator.

‘Nutri hub’ is the Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt. of India supported Technology Business Incubator hosted by the Indian Institute of Millet Research, ICAR – IIMR, Hyderabad. It is the first of its kind to cater to start-up’s needs in the Nutricereals sector in the country.