Title: Discussing social business – again: an interview with Professor Muhammad Yunus

Authors: Michael Wirtz

Addresses: Im Ostersiepen 72, 42119 Wuppertal, Germany

Abstract: Five years after his first interview with Professor Muhammad Yunus the author of this article had the opportunity to conduct an interview with him again. The issues discussed are Yunus' vision for 2050, the current corona crisis and the necessary institutional changes for a global sustainable development. I.e., Yunus refers to the education system and urges young people to found enterprises themselves instead of seeking a job. He also stresses the importance of following a new path as a society because of the danger of global warming. Finally, Yunus made some personal remarks on what he calls superhappiness and his motivation for enhancing the concept of social business worldwide.

Keywords: social business; social entrepreneurship; corona crisis; global sustainable development.

DOI: 10.1504/IJSEI.2022.128560

International Journal of Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 2022 Vol.6 No.2, pp.83 - 93

Received: 09 Aug 2021
Accepted: 20 Aug 2021

Published online: 26 Jan 2023 *

Full-text access for editors Full-text access for subscribers Purchase this article Comment on this article