Launched in July 2019 with the ambitious goal of uplifting and embracing India’s artisans, weavers and micro-enterprises into the e-commerce fold, Flipkart Samarth has brought thousands of ambitious entrepreneurs access to a pan-India market. Today, the program supports and benefits over 700,000 livelihoods across the country. Take a deeper look at what the program is all about through the inspiring stories of our partners.
With its investment in G.O.A.T Brand Labs, Flipkart Ventures is backing next-generation innovations, and building and strengthening an ecosystem with world-class founders and ideas. Ravi Iyer, Senior Vice President and Head, Corporate Development, retraces Flipkart’s corporate development journey with a view of the road ahead
Flipkart, through its partnership with Canopy, empowers its supply chain to advance global forest conservation. By adopting sustainable forest-derived materials strategies, Flipkart is taking an active role toward saving the planet’s ancient and endangered forests. Read on to know the details of this policy and how Flipkart is changing tomorrow, today.
The shift to solar power at Jeeves-F1's repair and refurbishment factory in Noida was born in March 2021 from a visionary drive to maintain worker comfort while optimizing energy consumption. Today, approximately 40% of the company's energy needs are met by solar power.
When the second wave of the pandemic struck, a volunteer team of Flipsters quickly banded together to ensure that a simple check-out giving feature on the Flipkart app would not only enable customers to donate with ease when they shopped, but also open up a whole new avenue of micro-giving to help those in need across the country. Read how a sense of urgency, an inherent culture of giving and their own personal challenges drove the team to release the feature in record time.
Trace Flipkart’s journey to 100% plastic elimination, which has been marked by an orchestrated effort to create a positive environmental and social impact by introducing the most scalable sustainable alternatives.
Increasing digital adoption, reinforcing customer trust, and enhancing customer safety are the three pillars of Flipkart’s new QR code Pay-On-Delivery facility. With this, Flipkart looks to empower new-to-internet and Cash-on-Delivery shoppers, helping them embrace digital payments and reap the benefits. Read on to know more about this Flipkart innovation.