What’s great about this generation is the strong belief that business can and should be done differently. We’ve lived through decades of business models that were profitable, but too often at the expense of quality or compassion. What folks such as Blake Mycoskie, founder of TOMS shoes, and the late Paul Newman, founder of Newman’s Own, have proven is that businesses can meet financial goals as well as have a positive, social impact.
It was Muhammad Yunus who created the Grameen Bank as a way to provide finance to the poor of Bangladesh. He wrote in 2007 The concept of microcredit did not exist before I initiated Grameen Bank in Bangladesh, which basically recognized that credit without… Read More »Microfinance and Entrepreneurship – Roshaneh Zafar’s story