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The second Global Social Business Summit, a two-day conference designed for the academics, businessmen, technology leaders and young people practicing and promoting social business, starts tomorrow in Germany. The November4-5 summit will dwell on social business experi...

Yunus emphasises efforts to reach out to the poor through social business and technology. From: www.thedailystar.net The advanced world of technology should open its doors to social business to solve some crucial problems facing the poor, Nobel laureate Muhammad Yun...

A book review of "Creating a World Without Poverty". By Jeevan Karki From: www.ekantipur.com Half the world's population lives on US $ 2 a day and over a billion people live on less than a dollar a day. Poverty is the deprivation of basic needs and opportunities every...

CSU Channel Islands (CI) has received a three year $300,000 grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation for the new California Institute for Social Business (CISB). This is the first gift to CISB and will be used to begin laying the foundation for staff building, curricu...

Professor Yunus Debates With Vikram Akula about Microfinance at CGI 2010 At the Clinton Global Initiative, FORBES was a fly in a conference room, attending a special session on: Profiting from the Poor? A Discussion on Microfinance IPOs. Vikram Akula, founder of SKS ...

Dominic Cummings meets Muhammad Yunus, the Nobel Prize-winner who has the answer to some of the West's intractable problems. So why won't politicians listen to him? One day in 1974, at the height of the famine in Bangladesh, an economics teacher from a nearby universit...

Nobel laureate pitches concept of 'social business' by Sneh Duggal The Nobel laureate who used micro loans to help Third-World entrepreneurs work their way out of poverty says its time for the developed world to change the way it does business. Dr. Muhammad Yunus i...

Rich I.P.O. Brings Controversy to SKS Microfinance By STEPHANIE STROM and VIKAS BAJAJ An Indian company with rich American backers is about to raise up to $350 million in a stock offering closely watched by philanthropists around the world, showing that big ...

The Author Speaks In Business for All Interview with Muhammad Yunus, author of Building Social Business: The New Kind of Capitalism That Serves Humanity's Most Pressing Needs by: Art Dalglish | from: AARP Bulletin | July 29, 2010 It all started with a gift of $27. ...

BY HISASHI NAITO AND RYUICHIRO TAKESHITA THE ASAHI SHIMBUN Muhammad Yunus (THE ASAHI SHIMBUN)   A new business model that blurs traditional distinctions between social activism and business is gaining converts in boardrooms of leading Japanese companies. "Socia...

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