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What is a Social Business?

March 20, 2011 | By | 3 Replies More
What is a Social Business?

Prof Mohammed Yunus, Nobel Prize Laureate, has created the concept of a Social Business which is meant to be self sustaining and helps the needy.

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Grameen Danone – feeding the malnourished

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Grameen Danone – feeding the malnourished

Once you understand the principles of Social Business, it is not so hard to propose one. The key is to work with the right partner who also has the same sense of social responsibility.

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Grameen Shakti – Providing electricity to the poor

March 20, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Grameen Shakti – Providing electricity to the poor

Grameen Shakti is a renewable energy Social Business using the principles defined by Prof Yunus. It has transformed the lives of women in more ways than can be imagined, making them technicians and independent entrepreneurs.

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What is social responsibility?

February 16, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More
What is social responsibility?

Social responsibility is often associated with helping needy people.
This article discusses a more fundamental principle – first making things safe for everyone is a basic responsibility for all companies and entrepreneurs.

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China’s early philantropists in Malaya

February 6, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
China’s early philantropists in Malaya

We highlight here some of the early entrepreneurs from China who migrated to Malaya and unwittingly became philantropists. They were not looking for recognition nor fame – they were doing it because of what they saw needed in the community.

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