Muhammad Yunus on the Arab Spring, Global Change, and the Real Opportunity at the Bottom of the Pyramid

Published by: Knowledge@WhartonPublished Date: 29 May, 2012 A Nobel Peace Prize winner and the founder of Grameen Bank, Muhammad Yunus has dedicated much of his life to helping the poorest in developing countries. The former economist is now traveling the world, promoting an idea for a new economic model that he calls social business.The emphasis of social business, Yunus says, is not on making money, but rather unleashing human capability and valuing human creativity. Of all the natur...

“Existing banks serve to...

Published by: The AsiaNPublished Date: 24 November, 2016Prof. Muhammad Yunus is an extraordinary person who created a totally different perspective for social inequality. He is an intellectual, benevolent, banker, social entrepreneur, economist, and civil society leader as well as being an inventor ...

This 'bank for the poor' could...

Publisshed Date: 27 November, 2016Published By: wired.co.uk Source: Link: http://www.wired.co.uk/article/stop-wealth-concentration-grameen-bankThe WIRED World in 2017Nobel Peace Prize winner and founder of Grameen Bank, Muhammad Yunus, on how to stop wealth concentrationBy Muhammad YunusSunday 27 No...

World's growing inequality is ...

Published Date: Wed Nov 30, 2016Published By: ReutersSource: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-women-conference-inequality-idUSKBN13Q2ZJ By Astrid ZweynertNobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus addresses the Hult Prize Award Dinner during the Clinton Global Initiative in Manhattan, New York, U...

Paving the Way Out of Poverty...

Published by: TimePublished Date: 13 October, 2006By Ishaan Tharoor As the proverb goes, Muhammad Yunus taught Bangladesh how to fish. Beginning only with $27, the 66-year-old former economics professor from Chittagong built an institution which uplifted impoverished millions in his countr...

The Greatest Happiness of Muha...

 Solving Human ProblemsIn his four-decade journey from microfinance to social business, 75-year-old Bangladeshi economist and banker Muhammad Yunus learned how small steps to solve problems become ‘mighty rivers’ of sustainability that can spread across the world. He won a Nobel Pea...

An Interview with the ‘B...

 Published on - March 13, 2010 This week I interviewed a banker who only lends money to people with no job, no assets, no income and no education – oh, and only women too. I was at a charity do in honour of Nobel Peace Prize winner Professor Muhammad Yunus, otherwise known as the &ldquo...

Interview with Muhammad Yunus ...

Published on - August 7, 2014 Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Prize (2006), sometimes called the "banker of the poor" and founder of Grameen Bank in Bangladesh, dedicated to microcredit, now chairs the Yunus Centre to raise funds and provide guidance in social business to countries in the North as in t...

Catching Up with Professor Muh...

 Published on - March 11, 2015 At the 17th Microcredit Summit in Merida, Mexico, Grameen Foundation President Alex Counts and Senior Program Specialist Frank Ballard interviewed Professor Muhammad Yunus, a founding member of Grameen Foundation's board of directors. He spoke extensive...