Social Business

Reimagining Jobs and Livelihoods in the Textile Industry

Review of the panel discussion at CAIF Conclave during the SANKALP Summit 2021 in India At the end of last year, our Co-founder and Managing Director Christina Jäger spoke at CAIF (Circular Apparel Innovation Factory) Conclave during the 2021 Sankalp Global Summit, contributing to the panel discussion ‘Reimagining Jobs and Livelihoods in the Textile Industry’. …

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ValuCred: Plastic Credits as a A New Financing Tool for Informal Waste Workers

ValuCred is a consortium led by Yunus Environment Hub, Nehlsen & Rodiek, and BlackForestSolutions. It is one of the first projects promoted by PREVENT Waste Alliance, with funding from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the Röchling Stiftung. The aim of ValuCred is to design an internationally applicable system to …

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YEH Develops Policy Recommendations to Reach Paris Agreement

How do we deal with the environmental and climate challenges of our time? And how can social innovations contribute to a more sustainable and just society? On behalf of the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection (BMUV), Yunus Environment Hub (YEH) is analysing the ecological, social, and economic potential …

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GrowUp Incubator Program – Bootcamp & Finalists

The GrowUp Incubator for green Social Businesses is one of the programs under the umbrella of a “Brighter and Greener Future for Africa’s Youth”. An initiative by YEH to support social businesses that create jobs while protecting the environment in sectors such as waste management, circular economy, clean energies and agriculture. Register for our digital …

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Launch of the National Plastic Action Partnership Vietnam

On 23 December 2020, the Global Plastic Action Partnership partnered with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Vietnam and WWF-Vietnam to officially launch a national collaboration platform for plastic pollution action. The Yunus Environment Hub with its Zero Plastic Waste City program is part of the national collaboration efforts. The Global Plastic Action …

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We proudly announce that on Wednesday, 15th June 2022 we will host the public launch event of our project “SINA – Soziale Innovationen für Nachhaltigkeit” at the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection. With high-level speakers, we will discuss the role of social innovations in the sustainability transformation in Germany and present first project insights to the audience. (The event is conducted in German only)