Grameen Bank

Grameen Bank website: http://www.grameen-info.org

🔎 Run a search for “Grameen Bank”

Get RSS feed of these results

All stories

Article
25 January 2013

Global Framework Agreement paves way for Union Recognition [Bangladesh]

Author: UNI Global Union

Grameenphone management has decided to recognise the Grameen Phone Employees Union (GPEU) as an internal union at the company level. This news comes less than a week after Telenor ASA signed an agreement with UNI Global Union. The agreement…establishes...

Read more

Article
2 July 2010

Thinking out of the shoe box? adidas joint venture company with Grameen aims to contribute to improvements in health

Author: Michelle Browne, CSR Asia

The adidas-Group works to tackle difficult issues in its supply chain and also invests in the communities in which it operates…Bangladesh’s Nobel Laureate [Muhammad Yunus, founder of Grameen Bank] and the adidas-Group have signed a memorandum of...

Read more

Article
7 April 2010

Nobel Laureate Urges Financial Services for Poor

Author: Michael Onyiego, Voice of America

Nobel Laureate Muhammed Yunus is calling on business, philanthropic and political leaders gathered in Nairobi to help eradicate poverty by providing the world's poor with access to financial services…Speaking to more than 1,500 delegates from 75...

Read more

Article
27 October 2009

Micro loans bring light to rural poor [India]

Author: Rina Chandran, Reuters

[I]n remote parts of Africa and the Indian subcontinent...through small loans for solar powered devices, microfinance is bringing light...where a lack of electricity has stymied economic development, literacy rates and health..."They have increased...

Read more

Article
31 August 2009
+ Français - Hide

Author: Véronique Smée, Novethic [France]

Après la santé et la nutrition, Mohammad Yunus et la Grameen Bank ciblent un nouvel objectif au Bengladesh : la distribution d’eau potable pour les populations rurales... la plupart des nappes phréatiques sont contaminées – de manière naturelle... ...

Read more

Article
29 July 2009

Google joins push to send Ugandans vital information through their mobiles

Author: Bobbie Johnson, Guardian [UK]

Google is…joining the launch of a system aimed at helping some of the world's poorest people – by pumping information to their mobile phones…The project – known as AppLab – is launching today in Uganda, giving millions of phone users access to health...

Read more

Article
8 June 2009
+ Español - Hide

Author: CaracolTV [Colombia]

Muhammad Yunus, Nobel de la Paz de 2006, que creó esta entidad financiera, hizo una alianza con la Fundación del Grupo financiero nacional Aval que…donará entre tres y cinco millones de dólares como capital semilla para el Grameen Aval Colombia, que…en...

Read more

Story
28 February 2009
+ Español - Hide
Article
28 February 2009
+ Español - Hide

Author: Maria Prandi y Josep M. Lozano (Coords.)

Esta publicación…pretende ser un punto de partida y un punto de encuentro (y también, por qué no, de desencuentro) entre los distintos actores involucrados…de manera que cada uno de ellos, desde su propia visión, reflexione acerca de si es acertado...

Read more

Article
23 February 2009

[PDF] The Ubuntu declaration for a just and sustainable world economy

Author: The Rights and Humanity Emergency Congress

We invite leaders from the public, private and civil society sectors to join us in signing this Ubuntu Declaration which celebrates and reaffirms our interdependence and the principle of cooperation so vital for building a just and equitable world...

Read more