LYON, France, Oct. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - A new book, Planet Entrepreneur,
published to coincide with the upcoming World Entrepreneurship Forum in
Singapore has highlighted the need for entrepreneurs to work with
policy makers and world leaders to create a 'New Humanism'.
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From energy to education, social needs to social media, a new generation
of global entrepreneurs have the opportunity to fundamentally change
the planet for the better.
Whether it is climate change, pollution, poverty, economic stagnation,
or underemployment - the world needs innovative, workable solutions
more than ever.
Through real-life examples, Planet Entrepreneur explains where the
entrepreneurial revolution is headed and explains how anyone can become
Written by members of the World Entrepreneurship Forum, the first global
think tank fully dedicated to entrepreneurship, each chapter focuses on
different aspects of the challenges and opportunities currently being
encountered and solved by entrepreneurs, including:
The cutting-edge ideas and real-world skills that today's best
entrepreneurs use most often
Using technology to solve real-world problems Social entrepreneurship
and the end of charity
Empowering women and minority entrepreneurs
The global rise of the self-employed entrepreneur
Opportunities for improving housing, food, sanitation, among the world's
most needy people
Making the marriage of business and the environment work for all
Social media as a launching pad for your ideas
Planet Entrepreneur also outlines how entrepreneurial 'eco-systems' can
be developed by young and old to provide sustainable growth to benefit
the whole planet. From Detroit to Delhi, the teenage tech-whizz and
rebel retiree can be part of an entrepreneurial eco-system that helps
to provide wealth and social-justice for all.
Planet Entrepreneur explains how the world's best entrepreneurs are
making a profit or meeting a pressing social need, and how you can too.
Today's problems are too urgent and the implications for our future too
dire to ignore.
We are now all living on Planet Entrepreneur.
About the World Entrepreneurship Forum
Founded in 2008 by EMLYON Business School and KPMG France, joined by Action Community for Entrepreneurship and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, Grand Lyon and Lyon Chamber of Commerce and Industry in France, and Zhejiang University in China, the World Entrepreneurship Forum has already gathered more
than 600 members from 75 countries to tackle our world's most pressing
issues with entrepreneurial solutions.
SOURCE: World Entrepreneurship Forum
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