17 Oct '11, 11am

Citizens for Social Business

Citizens for Social Business

The Greenpeace of social entrepreneurship October 17, 2011 by Terence LEE When I spoke to French native Vincent Perrier-Trudov some weeks ago, two things stood out about him: One, he is very passionate about social entrepreneurship, and two, he comes up with bloody good analogies. Vincent is the founder and international coordinator for Citizens for Social Business (CSB) , an NGO started in July 2011 that aims to promote social entrepreneurship around the world. Photo: Vincent (left) at the first CSB meeting in Paris. Courtesy of CSB They have about 260 members now, and within Asia, they have representatives in Singapore, Malaysia, India, and Japan. Inspiration for his current pursuit started when he read ‘Creating a World Without Poverty’, a book by Grameen Bank founder Professor Muhammad Yunus. Motivated to do something about poverty, he was deeply involved in policy-mak...

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