- Teaching Notes
This case study discusses the India FoodBanking Network (IFBN), a unique initiative to promote food security in India. The case focuses on the challenges faced by IFBN as it tries to scale up its impact on intended beneficiaries through corporate social responsibility (CSR)-based and other multi-stakeholder partnerships in the emerging economy of India. CSR-based food banking is novel in the Indian context and the case protagonist IFBN’s CEO, Vandana Singh, has to decide how to strengthen corporate partnerships, especially when food donations are unreliable. Also, she has to explore the possibilities of popularizing food banking at the grass-roots level with diverse stakeholders.