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.

Grameen America Celebrates Bay Area Success

Thu, 2013-01-17 23:22

Grameen America hosted a Bay Area Reception with Professor Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Grameen America Founder, in January. Grameen America members and supporters gathered to celebrate a remarkable accomplishment, reaching over 500 low-income women in the Bay Area.

This Man is a Rock Star

Thu, 2012-10-11 17:56

Save The World's Best Bank!

Sun, 2012-10-07 04:32

One powerful woman is threatening the future of millions of others. But if we all weigh in right now we can rescue the people-powered bank that’s an inspiration to the world.

Muhammad Yunus On Social Business

Wed, 2012-10-03 20:34

Muhammad Yunus speaks out on why politics shouldn't intervene with Grameen Bank operations, and how social businesses can solve human problems.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTkhNLBMM2k

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."

Social Business Day 2012

Mon, 2012-06-25 10:19
Practitioners, enthusiasts, and students convene in Dhaka, Bangladesh to celebrate the achievements of Social Businesses around the world. Hosted by Professor Muhammad Yunus, Social Business Day is an annual event which showcases how businesses are successfully solving social problems. Distinguished speakers include NASA astronaut Ron Garan who brought a copy of Professor Yunus’s book, “Creating a World Without Poverty” to the moon and Lamiya Morshed, Executive Director of the Yunus Centre.

To Catch A Dollar

Thu, 2011-03-31 10:19

Celebrate Grameen America Day

Sun, 2010-12-19 19:50
December 9th is Grameen America Day! Join our founder, Muhammad Yunus, as he celebrates the accomplishments of Grameen America and explains the path ahead. Yunus celebrates Grameen America Day! from Grameen America on Vimeo.

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