Social Business

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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East Africa Social Business Forum 2020

On the second day of the inaugural East Africa Social Business Forum, Yunus Environment Hub presented its three-year program to address environmental degradation and youth unemployment in the region.  Included was the announcement of the launch of StartNow to support young East Africans to create social business plans. A lively panel discussion with local experts …

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Innovative Approaches to Climate Change in the Americas

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Prof. Muhammad Yunus and former Mexican President Felipe Calderón sat down with former UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova at the 2020 Americas Summit hosted by Concordia on December 3, 2020 to discuss Innovative Approaches to Climate Change in the Americas. Among them the Yunus Environment Hub to create and promote social …

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Creating Social Business Solutions to address our Environmental Crisis

Yunus Environment Hub (YEH) is the global social business network that creates solutions for the environmental crisis. Co-founded and led by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Prof. Muhammad Yunus, YEH is a proud spin-off of the Grameen Creative Lab that was started back in 2016 and is now operating as an independent legal entity since September …

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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)