Jaideep Bansal

Community Champion, Chandigarh Hub, Global Himalayan Expedition (GHE)

Jaideep Bansal is a Social Impact Entrepreneur from India and the CEO of Global Himalayan Expedition (GHE), an award-winning social enterprise that is bringing technology and tourism together and deploying clean power to remote communities in India, sowing the seeds of sustainable development for generations to come. Under his leadership, GHE has impacted more than 100,000 lives through solar electrification of villages, schools, and health centers across India, while creating meaningful livelihoods through sustainable tourism. The initiative has been endorsed and acknowledged by the United Nations, World Economic Forum and the WTTC, and has been featured in documentaries by National Geographic and the BBC. His work on sustainable rural development has inspired many at key international forums such as the G20, Davos, SEforAll and the ADB. He has been featured repeatedly at Davos among the top leaders inspiring change in the world. He also served as the Foundation Board Member of the Global Shapers Community and is currently the Community Champion of India and Nepal. An Asia Foundation Fellow 2020, he is also an adviser to the Government of India on sustainable development for remote communities of India.

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