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  • 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…

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  • 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…

    380 views
  • 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,…

    265 views
  • 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…

    4,398 views
  • 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…

    1,350 views
  • 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…

    151 views
  • 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.

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  • 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…

    33 views