Muhammad Yunus

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We can't be Denmark: Josh Frydenberg plays down wind energy potential on Q&A
Energy minister says Australia’s remoteness means it cannot match European countries yet in producing electricity from renewables

Elle Hunt

03, Apr, 2017 @9:03 PM

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'We are all entrepreneurs': Muhammad Yunus on changing the world, one microloan at a time
The Nobel peace prize laureate will be in Australia to discuss why fostering entrepreneurship is even more important in the age of automation

Miriam Cosic

29, Mar, 2017 @2:56 AM

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‘Is Bangladesh turning fundamentalist?’ – and other questions I no longer wish to answer
Bangladesh is not the story of a secular country that has turned to radicalism: it is the story of a country that has, against all odds, survived, even flourished

Tahmima Anam

16, May, 2016 @5:52 PM

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Global inequality risks spread of military conflicts, Cameron warned
Graça Machel, Bono and Tutu urge prime minister to take lead on UN climate change deal and millennium development goals

Patrick Wintour, political editor

17, Jul, 2014 @11:01 PM

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Back in black: has microfinance matured?

Years of crises have marred its reputation, but what lessons can be learned and what how will microfinance evolve? Join the debate on Thursday, 3 October from 1pm BST

Anna Scott

01, Oct, 2013 @2:00 PM

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Microfinance pioneer Muhammad Yunus accused of tax evasion
Officials in Bangladesh order legal action against Nobel prize winner, who denies allegations

Jason Burke in Delhi

10, Sep, 2013 @5:10 PM

Muhammad Yunus: 'be clear what you want when mixing profit and social'

Following the recent building collapse in Bangladesh, the 'godfather' of microfinance talks about the garment industry, corporate social responsibility and starting up a social enterprise

David Mills, Joe Jervis and Mona Mahmood

30, May, 2013 @11:36 AM

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Muhammad Yunus: 'Business is a beautiful mechanism to solve problems' | Liz Ford
Grameen Bank founder is a microfinance pioneer, but are his plans for alleviating poverty a little too good to be true? Liz Ford meets him

Liz Ford

24, May, 2013 @6:00 AM

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Muhammad Yunus appeals to west to help Bangladesh's garment industry

Nobel prize winner calls on foreign clothes companies to fix a minimum wage for workers to prevent further tragedies

Jason Burke in Delhi

12, May, 2013 @3:56 PM

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Tesco and Grameen Bank to provide microfinance in Scotland
Supermarket's financial services arm and Nobel-winning Bangladehi development bank will target the most impoverished Scottish regions from 2013

Mark King

25, Oct, 2012 @4:13 PM

Mohammad Yunus on social businesses and a better capitalism

Comment is free interviews: Economist Muhammad Yunus explains how social businesses can put the creativity and innovation of capitalism to uses other than making money

Oliver Laughland and Phil Maynard

19, Mar, 2012 @9:00 AM

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Muhammad Yunus banks on beating the enemies of microfinance
The Nobel peace prize winner discusses recent attacks on his schemes to relieve poverty, from within Bangladesh and abroad

Madeleine Bunting

18, Jul, 2011 @8:43 AM

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