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Social Business: A Way to Solve Society's Most Pressing Problems

24 November 2011 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Chatham House, London


Professor Muhammad Yunus, Founder, Grameen Bank and Nobel Laureate (2006)
Chair: Rt Hon Lord Boateng, House of Lords



Professor Yunus is the pioneer of microfinance and has created the multi-billion dollar Grameen group of social businesses which touch the lives of many millions of poor people in underserved markets. This Nobel Peace prize winning social entrepreneur and best selling author has created groundbreaking partnerships with global companies as well as Governments worldwide.  He will explore the link between social business and empowering the poor, and how this affects democracy, human rights and development.