Yunus Library


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First DistinguishedPARISER PLATZ REDE LECTUREProfessor Muhammad YunusBrandenburg Gate in Berlin11 November 2016Thank you, good evening. I'm very honoured to be here this evening, I have been on this stage in this hall many times before, but this time you've made it so important and so significant, I find it difficult to speak now. I am told that this is the first lecture in the series, which makes it more difficult, as it is making me self-conscious. But I will go ahead and speak anyway, whether...

Social Business and Muhammad Yunus

Last Updated : 8th August, 2015

Social business, as the term had once been commonly used, was first defined by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Prof. Muhammad Yunus and is described in his books Creating a world without poverty—Social Business and the future of capitalism and Building Social Business—The new kind of capitalism that serves humanity's most pressing needs. In these books, Yunus defined a Social Business a business: Created and designed to address a social problem A non-loss, non-dividend company, i.e. ...