Press Release (26 February 2017)
Urges Change in Traditional Economic Thinking at Top Japanese Business Forum
Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus with Mr. Fujio Cho, the chairman of Business University Forum (BUF) of Japan who is also the honorary chairman of Toyota Motor Corporation. Photo: Nasir Ali Mamun/ Yunus Centre
Nobel Laureate Professor Yunus expressed his worries about the fact that “only eight people in the world own more wealth than owned by bottom 50 percent of world population while delivering his Keynote speech on wealth concentration at the Business University Forum (BUF) in Japan on February 22, 2017. He said, ‘It is now a ticking time bomb. We must address this issue with highest importance. Otherwise we cannot stop social, economic, political explosions.