Webinar on “Compassionate Capitalism” with Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

TiE Austin, the Austin chapter of TiE, the largest global entrepreneurship organization conducted a webinar with Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Executive Chairperson, Biocon on the topic of "Compassionate Capitalism," where she spoke about her journey from an accidental entrepreneur to a self-made billionaire. In the webinar, she also speaks about her volunteering and non-profit initiatives and on … Continue reading Webinar on “Compassionate Capitalism” with Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

A ‘Contain, Control, Cascade’ Mantra to Tackle Our COVID-19 Crisis

By Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Executive Chairperson, Biocon The first COVID-19 case in Karnataka was reported on March 9. Strict containment measures ensured the total number of cases were contained to approximately 3,200, with 1,950 active cases and just over 50 deaths till May 31 when the nationwide lockdown started to be eased. Since then the situation … Continue reading A ‘Contain, Control, Cascade’ Mantra to Tackle Our COVID-19 Crisis

Rebooting India with a Low-Carbon Economic Growth Strategy

By Kiran Mazumdar Shaw The coronavirus pandemic has led to the loss of thousands of lives, put brakes on economic growth and pushed the world into a recession.  At the same time, the crisis has forced us to pause and reflect at our lives, our economic priorities and our consumption patterns. It has revealed that … Continue reading Rebooting India with a Low-Carbon Economic Growth Strategy

Kiran Mazumdar Shaw Featured as a Trailblazer in the First Annual Issue of Chemical & Engineering News Magazine

Kiran Mazumdar Shaw Considered one of the most powerful businessperson in the world, the entrepreneur is focused on affordable healthcare. From a 25-year-old seeking finances for a small start-up to a billionaire businesswoman, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw has come a long way. That small start-up in India, Biocon, is now a globally recognized biotech company, and Mazumdar-Shaw … Continue reading Kiran Mazumdar Shaw Featured as a Trailblazer in the First Annual Issue of Chemical & Engineering News Magazine

We Now Need A Rapid Response To Economic Revival

By Kiran Mazumdar Shaw India is enforcing one of the largest and strictest coronavirus lockdowns in the world and it is showing the desired results. To ensure that the medical crisis does not snowball into a potentially devastating economic crisis, the government will have to restart the economy after May 3 with adequate safeguards and … Continue reading We Now Need A Rapid Response To Economic Revival

India has saved lives: It is now time to save livelihoods and restart the economy. Remove the fear psychosis

By Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw and Devi Shetty Current data seems to indicate that India is entering a safe zone as far as the Covid-19 pandemic is concerned. As of April 19, ICMR reported a Test Positivity Rate (TPR) of 4.4% (ie, one in 23 people tested were positive). Compared to India, the US had a TPR … Continue reading India has saved lives: It is now time to save livelihoods and restart the economy. Remove the fear psychosis

Restart economy sooner than later: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

Kiran Mazumdar Shaw’s interview with Aveek Datta of Fortune India Magazine India is likely to recover faster than the rest of the world from the economic turmoil caused by Covid-19, with new opportunities presenting themselves. After being in a state of lockdown for an entire month, with another week to go before the deadline of … Continue reading Restart economy sooner than later: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

We have protected lives, it’s time to protect livelihoods: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw on lockdown

Kiran Mazumdar Shaw in conversation with ThePrint Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta  India cannot afford to extend the Covid-19 lockdown any further, and people need to start getting back to work in a phased manner, Indian entrepreneur and biotechnology pioneer Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw has said. In conversation with ThePrint Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta Thursday, Mazumdar-Shaw said the nationwide lockdown has helped save lives and it … Continue reading We have protected lives, it’s time to protect livelihoods: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw on lockdown

COVID-19 Will ‘Reboot’ The World Into Virtual Reality

By Kiran Mazumdar Shaw - Executive Chairperson Biocon The seismic events unleashed by the COVID-19 pandemic will have a powerful impact on the world we live in, changing it in ways we had never imagined were possible. The economic damage is likely to be unprecedented. The world economy, worth USD 90 trillion at the start … Continue reading COVID-19 Will ‘Reboot’ The World Into Virtual Reality