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Using Business Tools To Combat The World's Big Problems
Re: Julie Battilana & Robert F. Higgins
In 2006, a social entrepreneur named Muhammad Yunus, the so-called “banker to the poor” who pioneered microfinance, won a Nobel Peace Prize. And ever since, the concept of doing good — while still making a profit — has been a hot topic in business schools and industry.