Lecture #06 of November 2, 2020 “How the Largest Bank in Europe Created its Own Social Business” is available in Video.  An authentic and enriching testimony of Jean-Luc Perron (now Vice-President of our Yunus Paris Center), who created the Grameen Crédit Agricole Microfinance Foundation in 2008 and ran it until end 2016.  The Foundation aims to help the poorest countries through Microcredit and Social Business.  A great success story that proves what a committed and passionate man can achieve within a leading bank (Crédit Agricole is in the TOP 10 of global banks ranking since 2018).
Professor Yunus: “With the Pandemic, the train stopped suddenly leaving millions of poor even poorer and a few rich even richer”, “Transforming Capitalism”?  “It is possible but let’s not go back and learn from our past mistakes”
The French Red Cross has announced its support and signed Professor Yunus’s appeal to make COVID-19 vaccines a global common good. COVID-19 vaccines must be patent-free and accessible to everyone, everywhere.

The French Red Cross has announced its support and signed Professor Yunus’s appeal to make COVID-19 vaccines a global common good. COVID-19 vaccines must be patent-free and accessible to everyone, everywhere.

Thanks to the French Red Cross   You can also join our call on [vaccinecommongood.org]   #vaccinecommongood #MakeCOVID19VaccinesAGlobalCommonGood #COVID19Vaccines #TIMEISNOW

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Prof. Yunus : « This is the time to do opposite, correct errors we made before! », « war happens because of wrong leaders, not because of people »  Dr. Priscilla “Scilla” Elworthy: “take time to listen and understand to avoid war !”

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.

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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.

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Global Social Business Summit ...
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Social Business DayLEARN MORE

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💡How can #economics lead to #peace ? Precious video interview of Pr. Muhammad Yunus shot in Paris by @MEDIATICO_FR 🎥 @Yunus_Centre 👇

👀 Vidéo inédite du Pr. Yunus pour la @Chaire_eti : « The world is on a disaster path » @Yunus_Centre @CarlosMorenoFr #socialbusiness #zeropoverty #3Zeros

« L'espoir ne se trouve pas du côté des entreprises ou des gouvernements. Il se trouve du côté du peuple... »

Alors qu’elle prononçait ces mots à la #COP25, @GretaThunberg
était élue personnalité de l’année 2019 par le magazine « Time ». Voilà son message.

Bravo @GretaThunberg ! Le Pr. Yunus est un fan. 🙏🏻#FridaysForFuture @Yunus_Centre

Le Pr. Yunus a rencontré l’équipe de l’ambassade de France au Bangladesh 💡👇

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