X

Type keywords like Social Business, Grameen Bank etc.

Search Result

New York TimesIN the summer of 2005, Miles Gilburne and Nina Zolt had long talks over dinner in their Washington home about what to do next. For more than six years, Mr. Gilburne, a former AOL executive, and his wife, Ms. Zolt, a former lawyer, had supported a philanthr...

The Bangladeshi Nobel laureate wins yet another award - this time for contributions to technology.He talks to Fortune about where tech might take the poor. NEW YORK (Fortune) -- "Technology is making more changes in our way of life than ever in human history," says Muha...

New York TimesMexicoCarlos Danel and Carlos Labarthe turned a nonprofit that lent money to Mexico's poor into one of the country's most profitable banks. But not all of their colleagues in the world of microlending — so named for the tiny loans it grants —...

BusinessWeekWhen the Bottom Line Is Ending Poverty -Creating a World Without Poverty:Social Business and the Future of Capitalism By Muhammad YunusMuhammad Yunus is a humble man who would resist being compared to Mahatma Gandhi. But the two have much in common as campai...

Daily StarGaziul Hasan Khan looks at the options in the Nobel laureate's new bookNobel Peace laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus, a pioneer of collateral free small credit to poor women, is in quest of harnessing free market power to solve the problems of poverty, hunger ...

Financial Express MumbayBy RAJIV TIKOWhen the Grameen Bank and French food major Danone set up Grameen-Danone Foods in early 2006 in Bangladesh, it was not a usual joint venture. Though the initial funding of $1.1 million was to be shared equally by Danone and four Gram...

News VOA.com A new type of business is focused on making a difference in society as well as making a profit. Mike O'Sullivan reports, so-called social businesses are linking investors in the industrial world and entrepreneurs in developing countries.Social businesses ar...

Anne Perkins offers a historical look at microfinance, placing the work Barclays will do in Katine in context guardian.co.uk Article historyKatine microfinance history  Customers in Bangladesh repaying microloans. Photograph: Karen KasmauskiIn 1974, an economics lect...

by Diana Yang NEWS WIRENews Wire: MicroFinance Transparency to Publicize Microfinance Institution Rates & FeesCategory: Interest RatesBALI, July 28 - In an effort to head off a potential crisis in the fast-expanding microfinance industry, its leaders are adopting global...

By Richard Harris The future of the microfinance industry will be in the spotlight in Bali this week at the Asia-Pacific Microcredit Summit, where delegates will debate whether the commercialisation of lending to entrepreneurs in developing nations will help or hinder t...

view 121 to 130 of 143 records