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Muhammed Yunus Many of the problems in the world today persist because of a too-narrow interpretation of capitalism. Most businesses today are run based on the assumption that people are selfish and interested solely in maximizing their own profit. This is a very one-...

Bottom LineGlobal Social Business SummitBeacon of hope and empowermentBarrister Harun ur RashidThe 4th Global Social Business Summit was held from November 8 to10 in Vienna. It was inaugurated by Queen Sofia of Spain. The conference is organised by Grameen Creative Lab ...

06 : 06 PM - 16/09/2012Manama, Sept 16. (BNA)-- Social business is business that focuses on solving the problems of the less fortunate and the deprived and instilling in them a confidence to aim higher on their own creative expertise, said Professor Muhammad Yunus, foun...

On his first day in Tokyo after the Social Business Forum Asia which took place in Fukuoka on 21-22 July, on July 24 Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus delivered a keynote address to the top management and executives of Nomura Securities, the largest securities com...

Social Business Towards a New Future The free market has resolved many problems, but it has also created new ones and left many challenges unsolved. It has given the world a framework for trade and manufacturing, provided an outlet for individual creativity, and ensure...

Can social business rescue capitalism from its internal destructive forces, ponders ZAIDI SATTAR. The world today is witnessing capitalism at its worst. The system, after producing a global depression in the 1930s, and recovering from it to give the world the longest a...

The Global Microcredit Summit 2011 concluded yesterday in Valladoid, Spain with the aim to alleviate poverty and reach the MDG goals through microcredit which has already proven to bear positive results around the world. The four-day summit began on Monday 14th November...

Professor Muhammad YunusChairman, Yunus CentreFounder, Grameen Bank (Remarks by Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus delivered at AmCham Luncheon Meeting on July 12, 2011) Thank you Aftab and thank you Gafur! Assalamu Alaikum! First I apologize for being delayed. ...

Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus received an honorary doctoral degree in economics from London School of Economics on Thursday. In a formal ceremony at the Old Theatre of the LSE attended by over 500 faculty and students, the Director of the LSE, Dr Judith Rees ...

Ladies and gentlemen, The Social Business Initiative is a first step, but an important one. The Commission's guiding objective is to create the right environment for social businesses in all their diversity of legal forms and status across our Member States. To foster...

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