Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunusaddresses the opening of the European Social Business Forum in Utrecht on 12 April.
Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus yesterday inaugurated the European Social Business Forum in Utrecht, Netherlands. The EBSF is the supplements annual gathering of the European social business community. It serves to spread awareness of social business, foster discussion and collaboration, as well as present and conceive best practices among companies, governments, entrepreneurs, civil society and academia to shape the future economic and social system. It aims to explore how to leverage far-reaching advances in science and technology to create impact in our communities.
First held in Germany, then Social Business Forum has taken place in Sweden and active.poznan.pl Norway over successive years. In 2016 the ESBF is held in Utrecht, Netherlands, attracting over 250 participants from more than 27 countries all across Europe and beyond. Social business experts, entrepreneurs, academics, policy makers and investors were invited to join for an inspiring day all around the European social business ecosystem and its future. A diverse program offered plenty of opportunity to share experiences, exchange ideas and further develop the social business movement in Europe.
The forum was organized by Hans Reitz, CEO of The Grameen Creative Lab in partnership with Utrecht University. It took place within the framework of the Social Entrepreneurship Festival hosted by Utrecht University.
Investments into six social businesses were announced on Thursday 24th March 2016 at the 213th Social Business Design Lab. The young entrepreneurs, children of Grameen Bank borrowers as well as Notun Kuri Vidyapith are seen in the photo with Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus.
The 213th Social Business Design Lab organized by Yunus Centre took place today on 24th March 2016 at the Grameen Bank Auditorium. 140 participants from national and international organizations with diverse background attended the online viagra india program, including a large number of international participants from India, Thailand, Sweden, Japan and other countries.
The Design Lab was chaired as usual by Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus who welcomed the audience and www.pferdezucht-kaernten.at reported that since the labs began in January 2013, a total of 4280 projects have been presented of which 4255 projects have been approved for equity funding.
Five new Nobin Udyokta business plans were presented at today's Lab. All Nobin Udyokta businesses, presented at the Design Lab are from Grameen Bank borrowers’ families. These five plans included Kornofully Tailors by a confident young man, Md. Suzad Mia, R Craft which has exquisite hand embrodered three-piece suits and bedcovers by Ms Farhana Siddiqua, Nawshad Carpet House by Md Nawshad Ali with beautiful handcrafted carpets, Sakib Tailors and Bostraloy by Ms Nourin Akter providing larger clothing choices in her area, Rocky Telecom by Mr Rocky Sutradhar giving mobile servicing facilities and accessories for consumers of modest means.
Photo Caption 1: With Massachusetts State Reoresentative Sanchez. MCPHS President. Congressman Michael Capuano and Becker College President Robert Johnson at ' Call to Action Healthcare Access for All' event where Professor Yunus delivered keynote address at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.
The first Yunus Social Business Centre at a US institution of higher education was launched at Becker College at Worcester, Massachusetts on 5 April.
Dr Robert Johnson, the President of the 230 year old college made the announcement at the historical Mechanics Hall in Worcester MA in the presence of Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus, who delivered the college's Presidential Speech on the occasion.
The Centre will work on creating sustainable solutions to problems facing society today, focusing on many areas including healthcare for which Massachusetts is a hub of global excellence.
Press Release, 18 March 2016
Photo Caption:Nobel LaureateProfessor Muhammad Yunus is seen with other dignitaries at the 18th World Micro-credit Summit in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Attending guests included Sheikh Hamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince Court in Abu Dhabi , Prince Abdulaziz bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Chairman of AGFUND, HM Queen Sofia of Spain, Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, Minister of Economy in the UAE, Hussain J. Al Nowais, the Chairman of Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development and Larry Reed, the Director of the Microcredit Summit Campaign in the US.
Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus emphasized on ‘reconstructing the existing economic model’ to address the it's cool worldwide economic disparity, poverty and click here where can i get free viagra chronic unemployment while addressing the ongoing 18th World Microcredit Summit in Abu Dhabi, UAE from 14th - 17th March 2016. Professor Yunus highlighted the role that social business can play in addressing massive youth unemployment in Arab countries which is 28 per cent in contrast to the global average of 12.4 per cent.
The Summit is being organized by Microcredit Summit Campaign, the UAE-based Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development in partnership with Arab Gulf Programme for Development (Agfund) with participants from 70 countries. Sheikh Hamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince Court in Abu Dhabi and the board of trustees of Khalifa University, inaugurated the summit. Others who spoke at the opening of the Summit are Prince Abdulaziz bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud,Chairman of AGFUND, HM Queen Sofia of Spain, a long time supporter of microcredit, Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, Minister of Economy in the UAE, Hussain J. Al Nowais, the Chairman of Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development and Larry Reed, the Director of the Microcredit Summit Campaign in the US.