Social Business Day – Forum of francophone countries: “Engaging for a Three Zero World post-Covid” on June 30th     Professor M. Yunus claims “No Going Back” to the pre-COVID world. Let us build a 3zeros World (with Zero wealth concentration for ending Poverty, Zero Unemployment and Zero Net Carbon emission). In the framework of the Social Business Day, the Centre Yunus Paris invites all committed actors of social business to share their vision and concrete initiatives during the      Forum of francophone countries for a Three Zero World  June 30, from 9:00 to 12:00 (CEST)
“These extraordinary times and circumstances of call for extraordinary measures.” US are aligned with the Appeal launched by Prof. Yunus and support the temporary waiver of Intellectual Property protections on COVID-19 vaccines to end the pandemic and reduce the gap between rich and poor countries.
“What if Social Business was the solution?”.  Professor Muhammad Yunus and Jean-Christophe Combe, Executive Director of the French Red Cross, are converging in their analysis of the on-going crisis and their vision how to make a better world post-COVID-19, a 3zeros World (with Zero Poverty, Zero Wealth Concentration and Zero Net Carbon emission).     French Red Cross and Professor Yunus teams are developing their partnership aimed to produce a positive social impact and give to all access to quality healthcare services.
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).


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.

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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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