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The Yunus Centre Social Business Design Lab is a meeting place for the people of diverse backgrounds having only one goal – developing social business for the betterment of society. The first Design Lab was held on 5th January, 2013. Since then Yunus Centre is organi...

Md Fazlur Rahman Social business, which is already off to a good start, now needs some success stories to take off in a big way, experts said. Martin Loeffler, chief executive officer (CEO) of Grameen Caldas, a social business consulting firm and incubation ce...

Prof Yunus, international experts celebrate successes on Social Business Day When Prof Muhammad Yunus came up with the idea of social business a few years ago, many conventional businesses and economic experts raised eyebrows, expressing doubt whether it would ever w...

The 5th Social Business Design Lab took place at Yunus Centre on 15 June 2013. The participants from different organizations including Ms Pauline Tamesis, Country Director of UNDP, Professor Christian Girardfrom from Asian University for Women, Ms. Naaz Farhana Ahmed,...

By JOSÉ RAMOS-HORTA, MUHAMMAD YUNUS and BENEDICT ROGERSPublished: May 20, 2013Source: New York Times President Thein Sein of Myanmar is in Washington this week, the first Burmese head of state to visit since the military dictator Gen. Ne Win in 1966. Much has changed...

The 4th Social Business Design Lab took place at Yunus Centre on 4 May 3013. At the beginning, Prof. Yunus called for one minute silence for the victims of Savar tragedy. The participants from different organizations presented four social business plans. They are- DAB...

Washington, DC – Congressman Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat, today congratulated Dr. Muhammad Yunus from Bangladesh upon receiving the Congressional Gold Medal. Moran was one of 16 cosponsors of legislation that resulted in today’s award. “Thanks to the re...

When he arrived in Minnesota — his last stop before coming to Utah this week — Muhammad Yunus came face-to-face with Fahmida Zaman. I imagine it would have been similar to if Henry Ford had met the children of farmers liberated from isolation by the automobile, or ...

Jose Ramos-Horta and Prof. Muhammad Yunus One of the fundamental challenges of a democracy is how to ensure the voice of the majority does not trample the essential rights of the minority. In the founding of the United States this was addressed by the Bill of Rights,...

Life's Work: Muhammad Yunus An Interview with Muhammad Yunus by Alison Beard   Muhammad Yunus won a Nobel Peace Prize for spreading the concept of microcredit—tiny loans to help poor people start businesses—via his Bangladesh-based Grameen Bank. He r...

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