Social Business and It's Sustainability: A Case Study On ‘Aponjon’ Project of D.Net, Bangladesh

International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management, Vol. V, Issue 7, July 2017

13 Pages Posted: 31 Jul 2017

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Naheem Mahtab

Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB)

M. Nazmul Islam

University of Asia Pacific; BRAC University

Samiul Ahmed

Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB)

Sarwar Uddin Ahmed

Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB)

Date Written: July 15, 2017

Abstract

Social Business is one of the fastest growing concepts in modern business world. People around the world is emphasizing on the social business to conquer social problems. Implementation of social business in different parts of the world has already proved successful. But in recent time, sustainability of Social Business is an important issue in global arena. In this paper our main concern is about the sustainability of the social business. Whether the social business would be sustainable or not? To find out the answer of this question First of all, we have used theoretical background of social business. Secondly, we have used information from various social business companies operating in Bangladesh. Finally we have included the lesson learned from Apanjon Project under DNET, which is one kind of social businesses in Bangladesh and which is still in operation and its performing and sustainability of the business.

Keywords: Social Business, Sustainability, Financial Benefits and Impacts, Social Benefits and Impacts, Success of Social Business, Social Return on Investment

JEL Classification: M10

Suggested Citation

Mahtab, Naheem and Islam, M. Nazmul and Ahmed, Samiul and Ahmed, Sarwar Uddin, Social Business and It's Sustainability: A Case Study On ‘Aponjon’ Project of D.Net, Bangladesh (July 15, 2017). International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management, Vol. V, Issue 7, July 2017, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3010161

Naheem Mahtab

Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) ( email )

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M. Nazmul Islam (Contact Author)

University of Asia Pacific ( email )

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BRAC University ( email )

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Samiul Ahmed

Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) ( email )

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Dhaka, 1212
Bangladesh

Sarwar Uddin Ahmed

Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) ( email )

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Bashundhara R/A
Dhaka, 1229
Bangladesh

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