Creating a World without Poverty
Social Business and the Future of Capitalism
By (author) Muhammad Yunus
Creating a World without Poverty by Muhammad Yunus
Book DescriptionIn the last two decades, free markets have swept the globe. But traditional capitalism has been unable to solve problems like inequality and poverty. In Muhammad Yunus' groundbreaking sequel to Banker to the Poor, he outlines the concept of social business--business where the creative vision of the entrepreneur is applied to today's most serious problems: feeding the poor, housing the homeless, healing the sick, and protecting the planet. Creating a World Without Poverty reveals the next phase in a hopeful economic and social revolution that is already underway.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781586486679
(210mm x 140mm x 19mm)
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 8-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Muhammad Yunus
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.
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