Ramraj Pai
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Ramraj Pai is the CEO of the India Impact Investors Council (IIC). He has been a credit market specialist, with specialisations in financial services and inclusion-related issues. Before joining IIC, Ramraj served as the president at CRISIL and led them to set up an integrated business development function across businesses, focusing on relationship management, deepening product penetration in banks, financial institutions covering India, and emerging markets.


Articles by Ramraj Pai


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June 14, 2022
How did India’s impact investment market fare in 2021?
Investments in Indian impact enterprises recovered strongly in 2021, with climate tech, healthcare, and tech4dev receiving considerable investor interest.
A picture of solar panels. Over the past five years 120 climate tech start-ups raised more than 200 funding rounds from 272 unique investors.

November 4, 2021
Climate tech start-ups: The need of the hour
Climate tech start-ups play a crucial role in combating climate change. Here’s how we can strengthen the ecosystem in India.
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April 20, 2021
India impact investment trends in 2020
Despite an overall fall in investments of 25 percent in 2020, tech-enabled enterprises, especially in the education sector, gained considerable traction.
Aerial shot of Tungabhadra dam in karnataka

December 18, 2020
Using debt for impact
Debt financing is crucial for impact enterprises, yet it remains inaccessible to many.
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December 1, 2020
Are investors thinking about impact?
Impact measurement and management can help impact investors make better decisions at each stage of the investment life cycle.
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