The Centre Yunus Paris was created in September 2017 by Professor Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Grameen Bank Founder and Honorary Citizen of the City of Paris. Invited by Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, the Centre Yunus Paris is settled in the heart of the city, at “Les Canaux”, the house for solidary-driven and innovative economies.

First Yunus Centre outside of Bangladesh, the Centre Yunus Paris is the permanent resource center for social business in France. It intends to promote a world of three zeros: zero poverty, zero unemployment, zero net carbon emissions.


our missions

Be a resource &
information center for social business

The Centre Yunus Paris is fully included in the Parisian ecosystem of social economy: incubators, information platforms, funders, public authorities, labs.

Promote social business
& the 3 zeros

Promoting social business & Pr. Yunus world of 3 zeros is at the core of our mission. The Centre Yunus brings his vision to french business schools with the YY Campus Tour and organizes regular public events.

Participate to the
Paris 2024 Olympic & Paralympic Games

The Centre Yunus Paris represents Prof. Yunus in the relevant governing bodies of Paris 2024 Olympic & Paralympic Games and is an active stakeholder of ESS 2024.

We are the resource center for Social Business in France.

Poverty does not belong in civilized human society.
Its proper place is in a museum. That’s where it will be.

Programs & Events
Raising awareness on Social Business ...
Global Social Business Summit ...
Animating the social business community ...
Events at Les CanauxLEARN MORE
This annual international event organized by ...
Social Business DayLEARN MORE

Let’s change the world together!

In the Media
Press Releases
Inauguration of a “Yunus Centre for Social Business and Financial Inclusion” at Montpellier Business School
From left to right: Thibaut Rochette, Vice-President Montpellier Business School Alumni ; Didier Grino, Deputy...
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Pr. Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Prize 2006, gives an exceptional conference at Kedge Business School in Marseille
Pr. Muhammad Yunus at KEDGE Business School on October 9th, 2019 On October 9th, 2019,...
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Pr. Yunus adresses students : Feedback on the YY Campus Tour outstanding first edition
Photo Credit: Gilles Lefrancq The YY Campus Tour, organized by Centre Yunus Paris with the...
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Centre Yunus Paris Website Launch
Founded in 2017 at the initiative of Nobel Peace Laureate Muhammad Yunus, the Centre Yunus...
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On Social Media

Follow Centre Yunus Paris on social media to stay up-to-date with the latest news from the climate movement.

Un article sur le #socialbusiness selon le #ProfesseurYunus à lire sure @EKOPO_ 👀👇

We are happy to attend the @ParisPeaceForum this afternoon - Get in touch in you are around ! @Yunus_Centre #AWorldOfThreeZeros #ParisPeaceForum2019 #InclusiveEconomy

Cet après-midi, nous sommes ravis de participer au @ParisPeaceForum à la Grande Halle de la Villette #3Zeros - Écrivez-nous si vous y êtes aussi !

👨🏼‍🎓{Formation} Heureux d’être chez @SINGA_FRANCE à Paris ce matin pour une matinée de #formation au #socialbusiness avec le #CentreYunus et @AMPAvocat ! On y a notamment mentionné @ESS2024 et @Les_Canaux 🚀Contactez-nous si cette formation vous intéresse.


Interview exclusive du Pr. Yunus à retrouver sur @LesEchos ! https://t.co/aDvHyyF9Uq @Yunus_Centre #SocialBusiness #ZeroPoverty

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