CENTRE YUNUS PARIS
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.
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.
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.
Social Business creation
Promoting social business emergence and development is at the very core of our mission. The Centre works to facilitate the creation of social businesses.
Poverty does not belong in civilized human society.
Its proper place is in a museum. That’s where it will be.
PROFESSOR MUHAMMAD YUNUS