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FT.Com (Financial Times) UK Microfinance institutions urgently need to improve management and corporate governance to cope with growing competition and a flood of capital that threatens to erode lending standards, a think-tank warns in a report published today.Born of p...

Reuters IndiaGENEVA, Oct 2 (Reuters) - The global credit crisis is not making it harder for poor-country entrepreneurs to access the tiny loans they need to start and grow businesses, banking executives said on Thursday.Microfinance -- which became famous when Banglades...

The Daily StarNobel laureate Muhammad Yunus (C) speaks as Steve Gunderson (L), president and CEO, Council on Foundations and Rick Warren (R), Pastor, Saddleback Church listen, at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) in New York.The Daily StarNobel laureate Muhammad Yunus...

The Times Winning thousands of dollars could really be the start of something big, especially for an economist, but Muhammad Yunus is not interested in personal fortune. He decided that his share of the $1.4 million Nobel Peace Prize that he won in 2006 would be used to...

Michel Euler/Associated PressAt Davos, Bill Clinton greets Muhammad Yunus, the Nobel Peace Prize laureate, with Tony Blair, Jet Li and Bill Gates. Michel Euler/Associated PressAt Davos, Bill Clinton greets Muhammad Yunus, the Nobel Peace Prize laureate, with Tony Blair,...

The TimesIn these dark economic times, business leaders can put their business nous to public benefit in a way governments never canThe time has come for Britain's leading business people to make a big public display of commitment to the wellbeing of society. So here is...

The GuardianAs a French multinational and Bangladeshi villagers join forces to help people work their way out of poverty,Liam Black finds a lesson for British business - and banks Liam Black. The GuardianAs a French multinational and Bangladeshi villagers join forces to...

The EconomistIssue RelevantLending to the poor has held up well but it is not as safe from the credit crisis as its champions hoped. A global credit crisis caused by subprime mortgages is hardly the ideal backdrop for a business making unsecured loans to poor people wit...

The Financial Express- StoryNew Delhi: Nobel Laureate from Bangladesh and founder of the Grameen Bank, Muhammad Yunus called for strengthening the micro-finance movement particularly in developing countries as one of the options to counter the fallout of the recent glob...

Inland Valley Daily BulletinI am continually struck by the late Peter Drucker's prescience. He was someone who didn't claim to be able to predict the future; he simply "looked out the window to see what is visible but not yet seen."In looking out his window in Claremont...

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