This is is a great interview from one of my trusted friends Brad Meyer who loves to collaborate
with like minded people with the work he does, highlighting great inspiring case studies.
Added by Robert De Souza on July 26, 2009 at 11:48am —
Yunus is also the founder of Grameen Bank. In 2006, Yunus and the bank were ..... A World Without Poverty: Social Business and the Future of Capitalism; ...
Professor Dr. Muhammad Yunus, a key proponent of the social business model, argues that capitalism is too narrowly defined.…
Added by Robert De Souza on July 26, 2009 at 11:41am —
The Social Enterprise Coalition is calling on social enterprises from across the UK to apply for the brand new Social Enterprise Awards, a nationwide competition that will find and reward Britain's best social enterprises. The application period will run until 28 September 2009.
The Social Enterprise Awards are searching for Britain's most successful and inspiring social enterprises to win the following categories:
Best Social Enterprise (turnover of £1… Continue
Added by Robert De Souza on July 23, 2009 at 11:24am —
Village SOS are looking for villages with fewer than 3,000 people to apply with ideas for successful enterprises, which will then be matched up with expert "Village Champions". They are searching for individuals with the skills and passion to help transform rural Britain. Six ‘champions' are required to work with a village to drive a successful and sustainable business venture.
Village Champions will be paid a salary of £30,000 and the business will be given up to £400,000… Continue
Added by Robert De Souza on July 23, 2009 at 11:19am —
SocialEarth is an socially mindful international weblog focusing on businesses that are doing good through their work. They seek out, promote and support social entrepreneurs who create "mindful businesses where profitability is a necessary objective and solving a 'social ill' is an imperative'".
They cover news from green initiatives to microfinance, with a focus on social entrepreneurship, and also feature 'How-to' guides on funding, PR & social media… Continue
Added by Robert De Souza on July 23, 2009 at 11:09am —
Libya's wireless web access leap
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WiMax does not rely on sometimes poor conventional wire infrastructure
Libya's only internet service provider is launching its first commercial wireless network which it says is one of the most advanced in the world.
The state-owned firm said only a handful of countries have rolled out the advanced internet connection known as WiMax on such a wide scale.
Libya Telecom and… Continue
Added by Robert De Souza on July 23, 2009 at 11:01am —