Yunus, Muhammad (2008). Creating a World Without Poverty: Social Business and the Future of Capitalism. Perseus Books. Philadelphia, PA.
Yunus, Muhammad (2010). Building Social Business. New York: Public Affairs.
Other organizations working on social business:
In the fall of 2011, California Governor Brown signed into law a bill to create the category of B Corporations, as other states have done. B Corporations are a new type of corporation which use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. There are now over 450 B Corporations in the United States. B Corp promotes this idea and is engaged in the certification of B Corporations. See its website for more information.
Social Business Earth promotes all things social business
Social Business Students Forum is a global community of students for exchanging views and ideas of social business that is recognized and supervised by the Yunus Centre. Its mission is to help eradicate poverty by exploring and promoting the social business concept among the student community of the world.
The Yunus Centreis the site for Professor Muhammad Yunus and his team. Its ultimate goal is to put poverty into museums. You can follow his work, find many useful links, and get involved at the Yunus Centre.
The Grameen Creative Lab has established partnerships with universities that have taken an active approach towards fostering an environment in which social business ideas can develop and grow. You can read about the community of university partners by clicking on the following links:
- GCL@Kyushu University in Japan
- GCL@National University of Singapore
- Y7Y Design - Istituto Europeo di Design
- Yunus Social Business Centre @ Becker College
- Social Business Chair at the European Business School ; and our own,
- The California Institute for Social Business
Grameen Creative Lab has also worked closely with many other renowned universities worldwide thus bringing the social business concept closer to the academic world. These include HEC Paris, France; McGill, Montreal, Canada; Columbia University; University of Luxembourg; Glasgow Caledonian University; Bocconi University; Asian Institute of Technology; Financial University Moscow.