Weekly Roundup

Mon, 2013-07-22 06:00
Our latest weekly roundup delves into the role of ethics in microfinance, the top influential business thinkers of the year, the best way to measure impact, and a call to action against US poverty.
  • In a blog post for Stanford Social Innovation, Asad Mahmood, Managing Director of Global Social Investment Funds at Deutsche Bank, explores the significance of ethical responsibility in microfinance. He poses three pivotal questions that are central to the microfinance debate.

Women Hurting Women by Nicholas Kristof

Sun, 2012-09-30 18:08

Nicholas Kristof highlights the plight faced by Grameen Bank and its 8.3 million borrowers. The government of Bangladesh, particularly Prime Minister Sheik Hasina, has been adamant in her stance to take over Grameen Bank. Her refusal to listen, or even speak, about the situation with journalists (Kristof was denied an interview at the last minute), has further exposed her wrongdoing. Yunus himself stated, "It's an insane situation. I just don't know how to deal with it."

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