Demonstrates how social business transforms lives, offers practical guidance for those who want to create social businesses, explains how policies must be adapted to make room for the social-business model and shows how social business can redeem the failed promise of free-market enterprise. By a Nobel Peace Prize winner. Reprint.
Free markets have swept the globe, bringing with them enormous potential for positive change. This work contains the stories of some of the earliest examples of social business, including the author's own Grameen Bank.
Looks into the concept of social business, an alternative to unfettered capitalism that channels the best energies of capitalism while addressing pressing human needs, by showing how the theory and practice of this idea is growing in the business, academic and philanthropic worlds.