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Top official of Alliance Fibre Glass shares his plans with Amreen Ahmed Bari Mr. Shahed Ahmed From an invitation to an event, to by-the-by talks on social business, two minds came together to conceive the idea of a joint venture to produce fibreglass products in Ban...

BASF Grameen takes chemically-treated mosquito nets to the rural poor Sohel Parvez - Wednesday, July 7, 2010 Saria Sadique, chairman of BASF Bangladesh Ltd, spends more time and energy just to explain the concept of social business. His organisation has made a f...

Yunus explains his concept in an exclusive interview with The Daily Star on the eve of Social Business Day Arun Devnath Build business on the selfless nature of mankind. It is business with a difference, social business -- that is. It has a social goal -- to fi...

Don't Profit from the Poor, Says Grameen Bank's Yunus   By SUNITA SOHRABJI   indiawest.com June 03, 2010   SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. “ Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus, speaking at the Fairmont H...

1.    Why Grameen Shakti? Global warming is an on-going over-riding issue in Bangladesh.  So is the shortage of power.  There is hardly any electricity in the rural areas.  Eighty per cent of people of Bangladesh live in the rural areas.  Seventy pe...

INTERVIEW: Muhammad Yunus: Nobel laureate & Grameen Bank founder Our economic framework is wrong, it must change Rajiv Tikoo Going by the response to his just-released Building Social Business, Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunusis on the verge of ushering in a ...

(An excerpt from Muhammad Yunus' new book, Building Social Business, says entrepreneurs seeking to solve social problems cannot also maximize profits) By Muhammad Yunus For-profit social entrepreneurs try to blend profits with public benefits. As business expands, the ...

by Georgia Levenson Keohane In 2006, Muhammad Yunus was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his pioneering work in the field of microcredit. As the founder of the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh, Yunus demonstrated that lending money to poor people to start bu...

Sanjay Jog / Mumbai March 24, 2010, 1:03 IST Grameen Bank managing director Muhammad Yunus has asserted that India is well positioned to tap the huge potential for growth of social business within its existing legal and regulatory framework. Yunus said social busin...

Peter Hartcher Muhummad Yunus has already produced one great breakthrough. He transformed the concept of aid by pioneering micro-lending, tiny loans as small as $20 to poor villagers, and has lifted many millions out of poverty as a result. He won the 2006 Nobel Peace ...

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