International Center for Microfinance and Social Business

Green Energy for a Billion Poor— How Grameen Shakti Created a Winning Model for Social Business.

By Nancy Wimmer,
MCRE Verlag, 2012.

This book of Nancy Wimmer, who is an entrepreneur, researcher and advisor to the World Council of Renewable Energy, examines the case of Grameen Shakti. This social business was established in 1996 to promote and develop renewable energy technologies in remote, rural areas of Bangladesh. Wimmer tells the success story of Grameen Shakti and gives insights into the inner mechanics, strategies and values of the company.