“The Social Business Revolution”: a discussion with Jean-Luc Perron.

“Social Business is about unleashing human creativity to solve human problems in a sustainable way”. This is how Professor Muhammad Yunus, 2006 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, defines social business.

To find out more about it, the Pause Philo met Jean-Luc Perron, Vice-President of the Centre Yunus Paris.

The road to selflessness

Jean-Luc Perron talks about the sources of inspiration that led him to create the Grameen Credit Agricole Foundation and more recently the Centre Yunus Paris. He raises the question of the lack selflessness: can we really “forget ourselves” in the service of others?

The Social Business Revolution

Professor Yunus’ vision of an economy and a society of three zeros (zero poverty, zero unemployment, and zero net carbon emissions) is both a roadmap for public and private decision-makers and an invitation to everyone to take concrete actions to unleash our entrepreneurship capacities and use them to serve  a true brotherhood.

Many other questions:

  • What is the mission of the Centre Yunus Paris?
  • What are the challenges of a society of three zeros in France?
  • A new vision of the world of finance
  • The 2024 Olympic Games: a desire to set an example

To discover in the interview of Jean-Luc Perron by Sofia Saravia for the journal “La Pause Philo”.

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