• Responsible Capitalism

    The Hall of Knights in the Valdštejnské Palace, seat of the Senate (Upper house) of the government of the Czech Republic, was the splendid venue for an address by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus of Bangladesh on “Responsible Capitalism”. Amidst the splendour of the painted ceiling and mirrored walls, the great and the good of Czech academic, economic and political life gathered to enjoy a stimulating address full of good stories from the founder of the radically different Grameen Bank. The lecture was sponsored by the Bata Shoe Foundation and Mrs Sonja Bata was there alongside the Vice-President of the Senate, Dr Alena Gajdůšková  to welcome us all.…