Social Business

  Yunus Center signs MoU with Dr BR Ambedkar University, Andhra Pradesh

Yunus Center signs MoU with Dr BR Ambedkar University, Andhra Pradesh

2nd January, 2018

Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dr. BR Ambedkar University (BRAU), located in Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh on 27 December, 2017The MoU was signed during the centenary conference of the Indian Economic Association at Acharya Nagarjuna University. Vice Chancellor of BRAU signed the MoU with Founder of Yunus Social Business Center (YSBC) in the presence of Minister of Human Resources Development in Andhra Pradesh in India, Mr. Ganta Srinivasa Ra...

Muhammad Yunus Attends Centenary Conference of Indian Economic Association (IEA) As Guest of Honour

Muhammad Yunus Attends Centenary Conference of Indian Economic Association (IEA) As Guest of Honour

28th December, 2017

Press Release (28 December, 2017)President of India Ram Nath Kovind Inaugurates the ConferenceNobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus was invited as Guest of honour at the 100th conference of Indian Economic Association (IEA) on December 27, 2017 in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. He was invited at the historic centenary conference of IEA, which was established in 1917. He will give a special lecture for the economists on December 28.President of India Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the conference as the c...

Deadline Extended till January 3, 2018!

Deadline Extended till January 3, 2018!

24th December, 2017

YayasanKhazanah, in collaboration with Yunus Centre and investee companies, is offering the Khazanah Asia & Global Scholarship to deserving candidates from Bangladesh to pursue their postgraduate education at selected leading universities globally and in Malaysia.For details and application information, please visit: https://goo.gl/G53CsR...

Second Graduation Ceremony of Japan-Automechanic School

Second Graduation Ceremony of Japan-Automechanic School

19th December, 2017

Sixteen Children of Grameen Borrowers Graduates this YearThe 2nd graduation ceremony of Japan Automechanic School Ltd. took place on December 18th, 2017 with 16 students graduating as automechanics. All graduates are children of Grameen Bank borrowers.  Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus presided over the graduation ceremony. Mr Hirao Tsuneaki, Managing Director of Japan Automechanic Limited (JAL) and others were present at the graduation ceremony.The School started operations in Janua...

70 NURSES GRADUATES FROM GRAMEEN CALEDONIAN NURSING COLLEGE

70 NURSES GRADUATES FROM GRAMEEN CALEDONIAN NURSING COLLEGE

17th December, 2017

Yunus Centre Press Release (17 december, 2017)The sixth graduation ceremony Grameen Caledonian Nursing College (GCCN) was held on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at with 70 students graduating nursing diplomas. Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus presided over the graduation ceremony. Mr Frank Crossan, Professor, Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), Scotland & Consultant, GCCN represented Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University at the graduation ceremony. All the girls are daughters of Gra...

YUNUS URGES FOR BUILDING CIRCULAR ECONOMY AT ONE PLANET SUMMIT

YUNUS URGES FOR BUILDING CIRCULAR ECONOMY AT ONE PLANET SUMMIT

14th December, 2017

Yunus Centre Press Release (14 December, 2017)Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus urged the global community towards building circular economy as way forward to tackle the climate change challenges at the ‘One Planet Summit’ in France. Professor Yunus made these remarks during the plenary session of the conference which was organized in the second anniversary of the adoption of the historic Paris climate agreement; the President of France Emmanuel Macron hosted a wide array of pu...

 Leading Swiss Technology University and Yunus Centre to Collaborate

Leading Swiss Technology University and Yunus Centre to Collaborate

13th December, 2017

Yunus Centre Press Release (13 December, 2017)Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus gave a public lecture in a packed hall at the prestigious Swiss University École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). Professor Yunus was at the university for formal launching of the Yunus Social Business Centre (YSBC) at the university.EPFL is a university in Lausanne, Switzerland, that specializes in natural sciences and engineering funded by federal government. It is widely regard...

Orientation and Interaction event of "Two Week Internship on Nepal's Social Business"

13th December, 2017

Yunus Social Business Centre, King's College Kathmandu organized an orientation and interaction Event of "Two week internship on Nepal's Social Business" on December 11, 2017. We were pleased to have students from Yunus Social Business Centre, National Central University, Taiwan, who will be working in the 3 Social Businesses along with one students in each venture. The intership program will be concluded in 22nd December and the team will return on 23rd December 2017. ...

Yunus Launches Social Business Initiative to Link Sports to Address Social Problems

Yunus Launches Social Business Initiative to Link Sports to Address Social Problems

10th December, 2017

An MOU was signed in Monaco between Yunus Centre, Grameen Creative Lab based in Germany and Sports and Peace foundation, an international organization based in Monaco, to help sports world to address social problems around the world through social business.The agreement was signed by Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus, Hans Reitz co-Founder of Grameen Creative Lab, based in Germany and Joel Bouzou, President of the World Olympians Association and President of Peace and Sports Foundation in ...

KHAZANAH ASIA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME 2018

KHAZANAH ASIA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME 2018

30th November, 2017

Yayasan Khazanah is a foundation established by Khazanah Nasional Berhad (Khazanah Nasional) - the investment-holding arm of the Government of Malaysia. In line with Khazanah's commitment to selecting and grooming exceptional Malaysian citizens to take on high-level positions at the national level, Yayasan Khazanah is equally committed to developing leaders from fellow Asian countries.Yayasan Khazanah, in collaboration with Yunus Centre is offering the Khazanah Asia Scholarship to deserving cand...

 Yunus Addresses Japan Science Congress

Yunus Addresses Japan Science Congress

27th November, 2017

Nobel Laureate Professor  Muhammad Yunus gave the keynote address at the Japan Science Congress organised by Japan Science Technology  Agency (JST), the government agency for guiding and financing the national science and technology program.  The president of JST Professor Michinari Hamaguchi invited Professor Yunus to give his views on how to strengthen scientific research towards achieving social goals.In his speech, Professor Yunus asked the scientists to rethink the goal of re...

Grameen Trust (GT) crosses 5,000 Nobin Projects (NPs)

26th November, 2017

Grameen Trust (GT) reached 5,234 Nobin projects in its 195th Internal Social Business Design Lab (ISBDL) held on November 23, 2017. The Design Lab was chaired by Mr. Abdul Hai Khan, Managing Director, Grameen Trust where twenty one proposals were presented by the potential new entrepreneurs. All proposals were approved by the committee of the Design Lab.  Till November 23, 2017, GT has approved 5,234 Nobin projects with the equity investment of  BDT 47,36,60,000 (USD 5,995,696.20)...

Yunus Calls on Indian Tribal Youth to Become Entrepreneurs

Yunus Calls on Indian Tribal Youth to Become Entrepreneurs

22nd November, 2017

Yunus Centre Press Release (22 November, 2017)Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus said that education system needs to change and encourage entrepreneurship over seeking job offers. He was addressing a house packed with tribal youth from all over India, activists and scholars at an event in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand in India at the concluding day of Samvaad - Tata Steel's signature event to encourage dialogues and discussions on the essence of being tribal. The event was held in Jamshedpur between November...

Yunus Draws Attention to Danger of Wealth Concentration to UK Audience

Yunus Draws Attention to Danger of Wealth Concentration to UK Audience

16th November, 2017

Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus was in the United Kingdom for four days for events organized around his new book "A World of Three Zeroes" which focusses on how we can create a world of zero poverty, zero unemployment and zero net carbon emissions. The first stop of the tour was at the London School of Economics where he was invited by the Director Minouche Shafik to deliver a public lecture on the theme of three zeroes. He addressed an audience of 500 students and academics in the Old T...

Yunus addresses Vatican Summit on Nuclear Disarmament

Yunus addresses Vatican Summit on Nuclear Disarmament

12th November, 2017

On November 10, Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus addressed the Summit on Perspectives for a World Free from Nuclear Weapons and for Integral Disarmament organized by Pope Francis during the opening session. He drew attention to the twin insanity of nuclear weapons with the potential to destroy the world many times over, virtually at the press of a single button and the insanity of our economic system that is concentrating all the wealth in just a few hands. He discussed how the capitalist...

Page 1 of 28, showing 15 records out of 416 total