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  • emA World of Three Zerosem
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    A World of Three Zeros

    Muhammad Yunus talked about his book, A World of Three Zeros, about how to solve the problems of global poverty, unemployment, and climate change. He spoke with Jeffrey Sachs of Columbia…

  • Nobel Peace Laureates on Investing in Peace
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    Nobel Peace Laureates on Investing in Peace

    Panelists spoke about issues like poverty, climate change, human rights violations, and war as some of the challenges facing global societies. They also responded to questions from the…

  • emBuilding Social Businessem
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    Building Social Business

    Muhammad Yunus talked about his efforts to expand “social business” around the world. Mr. Yunus argues that the profit-making power of capitalism can be harnessed to fulfill social needs…

  • Microfinance and Fighting Poverty
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    Microfinance and Fighting Poverty

    Muhammad Yunus, founder of the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh, talked about his efforts in the U.S. and abroad to establish new business models that benefit the poor through small,…

  • Presidential Medal of Freedom Ceremony
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    Presidential Medal of Freedom Ceremony

    President and Mrs. Obama participated in a ceremony for the 2009 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. President Obama praised the recipients and presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom…

  • emCreating a World Without Povertyem
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    Creating a World Without Poverty

    Muhammad Yunus talked about his book, Creating a World Without Poverty: Social Business and the Future of Capitalism (PublicAffairs; January 5, 2009). The Nobel Peace Prize recipient wrote…

  • Social Entrepreneurs
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    Social Entrepreneurs

    Authors discussed the role that social entrepreneurs play, or could play, in improving social and economic conditions in the U.S. and internationally. Peter Osnos moderated. Topics included…

  • Saturday Book and Author Luncheon
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    Saturday Book and Author Luncheon

    During the Saturday book and author luncheon, a panel of authors talked about political, cultural and social changes. Mr. Yunus talked about the effect of microloans in developing economies…

  • Vanderbilt University Senior Class Day Address
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    Vanderbilt University Senior Class Day Address

    Vanderbilt alumnus and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Muhammad Yunus delivered the Senior Class Day address on the Alumni Lawn of Vanderbilt University. Mr. Yunus is a Bangladeshi banker and…

  • Noble Peace Prize Ceremony
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    Noble Peace Prize Ceremony

    Muhammad Yunus gave the Nobel lecture upon being awarded the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize in a ceremony at Oslo City Hall. Mr. Yunus is a Bangladeshi banker and economist. He founded and developed the…

  • Microcredit and Economic Development
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    Microcredit and Economic Development

    Muhammad Yunus, 2006 winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, spoke about economic development in developing countries and the use of micro-loans to alleviate poverty and inspire change in banking practices. He also…

  • Food Security
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    Food Security

    Participants discussed the problem of providing adequate food and nutrition for the growing global population, especially in developing countries.

  • World Food Prize Award
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    World Food Prize Award

    Video clips were shown to highlight the need for food around the world. Former President Carter presented the 1994 award to Dr. Muhammad Yunus. He then made acceptance remarks and talked about…