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The B-School and Social BusinessToday’s turbulent economy has underscored the fact that capitalism isn’t perfect. Even when capitalism is functioning well, there are chronic problems of hunger, poverty, homelessness, malnutrition, economic disparity, pollu...

Johannesburg "Creating a New World: A Dream or a Reality?" by Muhammad Yunus A very good afternoon to everyone. I am deeply honoured and privileged to be invited to deliver the Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture here in South Africa. I have been to South Africa many time...

Welcome Lord Kinnock I. Opening Remarks It is a very great pleasure for me, as Chair of the British Council, together with our Chief Executive, Martin Davidson, to welcome you here and also to thank the University of Reading for their kindness in sponsoring the lec...

In his British Council lecture at the Royal Institute of British Architects on 29 May Professor Muhammad Yunus called for the current global financial crisis to be used as an opportunity for major change.In his British Council lecture at the Royal Institute of British A...

Oslo, NorwayNobel lecture presented by Prof Muhammad Yunus at the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony.Your Majesties, Your Royal Highnesses, Honorable Members of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen. Oslo, NorwayYour Majesties, Your Royal Highnesses,...

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA: WHARTON SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Professor Muhammad Yunus A very good afternoon to everyone: Dean Robertson, distinguished colleagues, alumni, friends & families and last but not the least, the students of Wharton’s graduating class of...

Background Nature has bestowed the blessing of abundant fresh water on Bangladesh, in the form of numerous groundwater resources that are not too deep and are therefore easy to exploit. Nearly 8 million wells were bored during the 1970s and 80s, which now give almost 9...

      Business objective will be to overcome poverty, or one or more problems (such as education, health, technology access, and environment) which threaten people and society; not profit maximization. Financial and economic sustainability ...

Courtesy: Grameen InfoWhat Grameen Bank has done is simply to take advantage of the synergy between micro-credit and ICT and help the poor women to exploit the market opportunity that exists around them. Before launching the project when we presented the Village Phone P...

Dr. Muhammad Yunus Capitalism is Interpreted too NarrowlyMany of the problems in the world remain unresolved because we continue to interpret capitalism too narrowly. In this narrow interpretation we create a one-dimensional human being to play the role of entreprene...

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