Jaideep Bansal is the COO at GHE, a social enterprise that conducts Impact Expeditions to bring Solar Energy to remote Himalayan Villages. Under his Leadership, GHE has electrified 110 villages and lit up the lives of more than 55,000 people through an innovative concept of Impact Tourism.
GHE’s work of remote rural electrification has been documented by National Geographic, BBC and NDTV to reach out to a worldwide audience and has been internationally recognized and awarded by the WTTC and the World Tourism Awards. The UN-WTO has recognized GHE as one of the successful case studies in sustainable tourism impacting SDG Goal No 7.
An IIT graduate, Jaideep has been instrumental in bringing the narrative of Sustainable Development to the wider arena through several articles and as a speaker at Davos, SEforAll and ADB. He has been featured repeatedly at Davos among the top leaders inspiring change in the world.
He has served as the Foundation Board Member of the Global Shapers Community, an Initiative of the World Economic Forum.