Creating a World Without Poverty
Social Business and the Future of Capitalism
By Muhammad Yunus
PublicAffairs, Hardcover, 9781586484934, 296pp.
Publication Date: January 2008
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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 worldand tells the inspiring stories of companies that are doing this work today
Muhammad Yunus, a native of Bangladesh, was educated at Dhaka University and was awarded a Fulbright scholarship to study economics at Vanderbilt University. In 1972 he became head of the economics department at Chittagong University. He 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 are winners of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize.