Creating a World Without Poverty

  • by Muhammad Yunus
  • Narrated by Patrick Lawlor
  • 10 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

While free markets have brought positive change, traditional capitalism cannot solve problems of inequality and poverty because of its view of people as solely profit-driven. In fact, humans have other drives and passions, including spiritual, social, and altruistic. Welcome to the world of social business, where the creative vision of the entrepreneur is applied to today's most serious problems: feeding the poor, housing the homeless, healing the sick, and protecting the planet. Creating a World Without Poverty tells the stories of some of the earliest examples of social businesses, including Yunus' own Grameen Bank. It reveals the next phase in an economic and social revolution that is already underway and in the worldwide effort to eliminate poverty by unleashing the productive energy of every human being.


What the Critics Say

"The influential economist and winner of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize outlines his vision for a new business model that combines the power of free markets with the quest for a more humane world." ( Bookseller)


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Encouraging, enlightening, a grand journey and hope for us all, based on real successes and adventures. Bold thoughts and arguments that anyone can grasp and run with. Great stuff from a Nobel Peace Prize winning mind.
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- George

Book Details

  • Release Date: 16-01-2008
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.