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How Social Business create Change

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How Social Business create Change

Getting involved in Grameen Danone also affected how Danone employees and shareholders see the world. Read how helping malnourished children in Bangladesh changed their perspective.

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Social Change and the Impact of Technology

October 26, 2011 | By | Reply More
Social Change and the Impact of Technology

Social change can be effected by many kinds of technologies, high-tech or otherwise, and be used in many forms. How the technology is applied makes the difference.

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Idea to help malnourished children in Indonesia

March 31, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More
Idea to help malnourished children in Indonesia

At a recent Grameen Creative Lab workshop, a team went through the steps of proposing a Social Business. This is a summary of their approach, and conclusion.

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How to start a Social Business

March 24, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
How to start a Social Business

Starting a Social Business is almost the same as starting any typical business. You want to make it sustainable and making money to sustain itself.
Instead of focusing on a user need, you focus on a social problem.

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Grameen Creative Lab @NUS

March 21, 2011 | By | 3 Replies More
Grameen Creative Lab @NUS

Many have dreamed about starting their own business to accomplish a sense of fulfilment. Others prefer to address a social or environmental problem. What if you can do both? Read on about the initiative coming to Singapore.

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Grameen Danone – feeding the malnourished

March 20, 2011 | By | Reply More
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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