Weekly Roundup

Fri, 2014-02-14 16:03
Our latest weekly roundup covers news on Grameen America Board Chair Muhammad Yunus as he made CNBC's list of 200 people who transformed business over the years. Also, a look into how credit debt can help the poor and how the elimination of poverty is said to be possible by 2035.

Weekly Roundup

Fri, 2014-02-07 07:00
This week's roundup delves into the significant growth of microfinance, and a new way to look at progress in the fight against poverty. At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Grameen America Board Chair Muhammad Yunus discusses how to take philanthropy to the next level alongside Sir Richard Branson and Bill Gates.

Weekly Roundup

Thu, 2014-01-23 20:15
Our latest weekly roundup covers Grameen America Board Chair Muhammad Yunus' definition of success, and his reasoning behind lending microloans to women. Also, after 50 years in the war on poverty, women continue to struggle to make ends meet.

Weekly Roundup

Tue, 2013-07-30 06:00
Our latest weekly roundup highlights the partnership between USAID and Yunus Social Business, Whole Planet Foundation's $1M commitment to Grameen America to serve aspiring entrepreneurs in Detroit, and a study about how location affects income mobility.

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.

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

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.

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