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”

We are delighted to share the intervention of Professor Yunus, alongside Gabriela Ramos (Assistant Director-General for Social and Human Sciences at UNESCO)
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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!

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📽 Silence, ça tourne !

👉 Ce midi, @3ZeroClub et @BiggerThanUs_ se sont réunis pour visionner l'incroyable documentaire réalisé par @FloreVasseur !

🌏De Paris à Dacca, les jeunes des #3ZEROClubs ont pu échanger avec la réalisatrice à propos de #jeunesse et d'#engagement 💪

📅 On April 18, 2022, Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus welcomed 17 newly registered 3ZERO Club members from 🇮🇳 India, 🇨🇦 Canada, 🇲🇾 Malaysia, the 🇵🇭 Philippines and the🇺🇲 USA during the 4th Global 3ZERO Club Orientation.
We are thrilled to onboard the exceptional members.

👉Ce matin, nous organisions le premier Webinar pour les #3ZEROClubs français. Nous avons eu le plaisir d'écouter les messages inspirants du Prof. Yunus , et de faire rencontrer les clubs!

Merci @BiggerThanUs_ , @EnactusFrance, et à tous les Clubs pour votre participation ! 🙌

Ce matin, nous avons animé le Webinar "#WorldofThreeZeros" auprès des étudiants de l'@EmLYON pour leur présenter les notions de #microfinance, #socialbusiness, et l'initiative des Clubs #3ZERO 💪

Merci @EnactusFrance, @NOISEemlyon , et #OneSave/Day pour leur participation ! 🤝

Les Yunus Centres ont organisé la 3ème "Global Orientation Session" avec le prof. Muhammad Yunus pour accueillir les nouveaux @3ZeroClub français et népalais.
➡️ Plus de 10 Clubs ont pu échanger sur les actions en faveur d'un #Monde3ZERO 💪

#3ZEROClub #WorldofThreeZeros

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