Muhammad Yunus

By 2015, the proportion of the world’s population living in extreme poverty had dropped to 14% from 50% in 1990, according
It is widely known how critical I used to be of Sheikh Hasina Wazed, the current Prime Minister of Bangladesh. As a former
By Lorena Rios and Alejandro Hernández From the Multilateral Investment Fund Trends blog However, a newer innovation is another
Microcredit and Social Business Model: Meanwhile, Yunus was caught up in the euphoria of nationalism: his country fought
Social entrepreneurship is not only a fascinating idea, but also the future. Everyone, on both a macro and micro level, relies
Our world continues to present profound problems and opportunities. Climate change, economic inequality and resource scarcity, all have global impact.
Moreover, with Becker College's launch of a new social-business center affiliated with Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad
Sugata Mitra who has questioned the whole system of traditional education based on his "hole-in-the-wall" experiment. He
"The best advice I have for parents is to give your child space. Treat her like a full person right from the beginning."
The purpose of this article is to start a revolution. A non-violent one, based on voluntary change in civil society.
The primary objectives of the NDB should be to achieve three zeros by 2050: zero poverty, zero unemployment and zero net carbon emission. I wish the NDB every success in redesigning the world to make it sustainable.
One Young World is the preeminent global forum for leaders aged 18-30. The not-for-profit organization hosts an annual Summit with 1,300 delegates from all 196 countries; drawn from businesses, universities, NGOs and other forward thinking organizations.
If this does not change, we fear you and your fellow leaders could be sleep-walking the world towards one of the greatest failures of recent history. It's not too late to rise to the occasion.
I'm excited about ideas for community-based rural tourism, mobile services for smallholder farmers, and turning waste materials into furniture and jewelry, amongst others.
Your mobile phone can save a thousand lives. And now, through Developers Doing Development, Michael Henderson and Scott Akers are using SMS automation to combat issues of infrastructure and disease.
Bent over a wood-fired oven, drying the fish her husband caught yesterday, 29-year-old Leticia Sam blinks the smoke from her eyes, one hand stoking the fire, the other holding her swollen belly. Expecting her fourth baby, Leticia lives atop an old graveyard piled with trash, strewn with crumbling cinderblock homes.
Last week, at the invitation of my friend Muhammad Yunus, I traveled to Bangladesh, a truly humbling and inspiring experience. I met so many incredible people struggling to improve their country and their lives.
Haiti is affected by the worst deforestation any country has experienced, which is currently at 98.5 percent. As it is, people in Haiti are affected by severe poverty, which forces them to cut down trees for fuel for cooking.