Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus visited Osaka, Japan from July 26-27. Prior to that he visited Seoul, S. Korea on July 25-26.
Among many other meetings in Osaka, top wealthy business people of Osaka met Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus in two separate meetings to explore the possibilities of investing in Social Businesses in Japan and elsewhere. The meeting was organized by an international bank. A giant shopping-mall chain expressed its interest to initiate a discussion to create a joint venture social business with Yunus Centre.
In a separate event, Professor Muhammad Yunus addressed nearly a thousand students coming from universities in Osaka and from far away universities. He also addressed a daylong meeting of top women entrepreneurs in Osaka and discussed their participation in social business.