Creating a World without Poverty: How Social Business Can Transform Our Lives

Creating a World without Poverty: How Social Business Can Transform Our Lives

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781433208379
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publication date: 01/28/2008
Edition description: 19311 Blackstone
Pages: 6
Product dimensions: 6.73(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.27(d)

About the Author

Muhammad Yunus, a native of Bangladesh, is the founder and managing director of Grameen Bank, a pioneer of microcredit, an economic movement that has helped lift millions of families around the world out of poverty. Yunus and Grameen Bank were the recipients of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize.

Table of Contents


Prologue: Starting with a Handshake     ix
The Promise of Social Business
A New Kind of Business     3
Social Business: What It Is and What It Is Not     21
The Grameen Experiment
The Microcredit Revolution     43
From Microcredit to Social Business     77
The Battle against Poverty: Bangladesh and Beyond     103
God Is in the Details     129
One Cup of Yogurt at a Time     149
A World Without Poverty
Broadening the Marketplace     165
Information Technology, Globalization, and a Transformed World     187
Hazards of Prosperity     203
Putting Poverty in Museums     223
Epilogue: "Poverty Is a Threat to Peace"-The Nobel Prize Lecture     235
For Further Information     249
Index     251

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