Pensaar and Hasiru Dala combine ‘Design Thinking Solutions’ to innovate


    Pensaar, a design strategy and innovation consulting company is partnering as a strategy and innovation partner with Hasiru Dala Innovations - A social enterprise committed to creating predictable livelihoods for waste pickers.. Pensaar will be co-creating with the core team at Hasiru Dala Innovations to look at alternate business solutions and revenue models. Starting from November 2016 for a duration of 4 weeks, this association aims to enhance the lives of the people involved, be it waste pickers or residents. Pensaar uses a collaborative and human-centered approach to create great experiences for customers. It operates on a design thinking methodology to develop customer focused solutions and products. Hasiru Dala Innovations Private Limited (, is a for-benefit, not-for-loss social enterprise focused on creating predictable livelihoods for waste pickers. It provides responsible waste management services to bulk waste generators, Eco-friendly event waste management services, and home composter kits for the environmentally aware. Commenting on the association, “We, as our name suggests, are constantly looking to innovate on ways we can help citizens transform their waste to something useful rather than it go the landfills and in the process create predictable livelihoods for waste pickers. By retaining Pensaar, we are living up to that mission. Though young like us, Pensaar has already demonstrated how they can help their clients come up with new business models, services and products. We are looking forward to a fruitful engagement where they help us co-create with our customers the services and products of the future in this sector" Shekar Prabhakar, MD, Hasiru Dala Innovations. Deepa Bachu, CEO & Co- Founder of Pensaar said, “We are honored to be working with Hasiru Dala Innovations to understand the waste management system currently in practice. They are doing incredible work and it is a cause we feel very strongly about. The design thinking summit conducted by us earlier this year also addressed waste management through design thinking. We see great potential to identify new opportunities for Hasiru Dala by leveraging design thinking for research and co-creation.” This Umbrella brand – Langoor, hosts the following three strong brands that complete the full service loop : Langoor Digital | The digital agency made of creative technologists who organizations reach their full potential through the intersection of great ideas and technology Pensaar | The design thinkers of the new era who enable organizations to re imagine and rethink their businesses and deliver unexpected customer delight AlterNet | The technologists who enable innovation in organization using the Internet of Things. AlterNet brings together Hardware, Software, and the Internet to help connect people and devices. It is the world’s first IoT agency