Sri-Sri-Ravi-ShankarFounder, World Forum for Ethics in Business; Founder, The Art of Living; India

Corruption is an issue that ails all societies all over the world. It happens because of lack of connectedness among people. One cannot indulge in corrupt practices if you feel connected.

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is a humanitarian and spiritual teacher, an ambassador of peace and human values. He is the founder of the Art of Living and the International Association for Human Values. In a mere 34 years, his programs and initiatives have impacted over 370 million people in 155 countries with the premise of core values of respect for all, harmony in diversity, inner peace and service to society.
His two organisations are spearheading sustainable development in underprivileged communities across the world and have reached out to over 40,000 villages across India and are running 422 free schools.
Through his life and work, Sri Sri has inspired millions around the world with a vision of a stress-free, violence-free world. He has founded courses that provide techniques and tools to live a deeper, more joyous life.
As an ambassador of peace, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar plays a key role in conflict resolution and spreads his message of non-violence at public forums and gatherings world-wide. Regarded as a neutral figure with a sole agenda of peace, he represents hope to people in conflict. He has received particular credit for bringing opposing parties to the negotiating table in Iraq, the Ivory Coast, Kashmir and Bihar, India among others.