Creating A World Without Poverty

Creating A World Without Poverty

Social Business and the Future of Capitalism

Book - 2007
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The winner of the Nobel Peace Prize outlines his vision for a new business model that combines the power of free markets with the quest for a more humane world--and he tells the inspiring stories of companies that are doing this work today. In the last two decades, free markets have swept the globe, bringing with them enormous potential for positive change. But traditional capitalism cannot solve problems like inequality and poverty, because it is hampered by a narrow view of human nature in which people are one-dimensional beings concerned only with profit. In fact, human beings have many other drives and passions, including the spiritual, the social, and the altruistic. Welcome to the world of social 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.--From publisher description.
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, c2007.
ISBN: 9781586484934
Characteristics: xvii, 261 p., [8] p. of plates :,ill. ;,25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Weber, Karl


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Oct 03, 2017

Well, maybe you have a right to your own opinion, but I'll be
waiting to listen to it after you've won the Nobel Peace Prize (which
Yunus won).

Jun 10, 2015

This dude's a total farce! Great to spin the stories, but it takes quite a bit of work to backtrack this guy to find out just how questionable those stories of his are. Best to view // The End of Poverty [think again] \\ or read the Globalization of Poverty. [He reminds me of that second or third generation Indian-American woman jobs offshorer, who rushes in to refugee camps to offshore labor to! Is she a saint or does she seek the cheapest labor pools on the planet?]

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