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Russia opens up to social business

Posted on Oct 10, 2017

Russia opens up to social business

On the 2nd of October 2017 a Congress organized by Vagit Alekperov -president of LUKoil and founder of “Our Future Foundation”- and dedicated to social innovation and social business took place in Moscow. Indeed, the objective of Our Future Foundation is to implement socially relevant programs and projects on the principles of social entrepreneurship. The mission of the Foundation financed by Mr. Alekperov is “to act as a catalyst of positive social change in Russian society by assisting to developing of social entrepreneurship.” Several experts in the fields of social innovation...

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Dal Giappone in visita alle Imprese Sociali pistoiesi

Posted on Oct 2, 2017

Dal Giappone in visita alle Imprese Sociali pistoiesi

  Social Business Lab Pistoia prosegue e consolida l’iniziativa Pistoia Social Business City, il programma che ha reso Pistoia la prima “Social Business City” d’Italia, inaugurato a Pistoia nel luglio 2012 alla presenza del Premio Nobel per la Pace, promosso inizialmente dalle due Fondazioni insieme allo Yunus Social Business Centre University of Florence (unico centro italiano accreditato dallo Yunus Centre di Dhaka fondato dal professor Yunus) e che in questi anni ha contribuito a diffondere la cultura dell’imprenditoria sociale attraverso iniziative diversificate nel...

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A social business contest in Taiwan

Posted on Sep 29, 2017

A social business contest in Taiwan

Young and talented: the winners of the social business contest The “Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition” was organized by the National Central University of Tayouan e the Ministry of Labour and was held on the 25th of September in Taiwan. Mr. Enrico Testi, our Director and Executive Director of ARCO, took part in the event serving as a judge for the contest. The YSBC is deeply committed to spreading the theories of the social business, commitment that involves taking part in international activities and events. Before the competition, a seminar on social business and social...

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Leroy Merlin Italia and Boero Bartolomeo S.p.A signed an agreement to promote the concept and practice of social business.

Posted on Oct 26, 2016

Leroy Merlin Italia and Boero Bartolomeo S.p.A signed an agreement to promote the concept and practice of social business.

Boero Bartolomeo S.p.A partners with Leroy Merlin Italia in encouraging social business experimentation within the CSR joint initiative “Agorà dell’Abitare”. Agorà dell’Abitare is a network of enterprises, associations, institutions and private citizens, promoted by Leroy Merlin Italia, interested in the right to adequate housing. The Yunus Social Business Centre University of Florence is also part of the network. Agorà dell’Abitare is a platform aimed at fostering institutions’ engagement, building and restoring community relationships and developing individual capacities and...

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(Italiano) Stage ad ARCO e Yunus Social Business Centre University of Florence

Posted on Feb 15, 2016

(Italiano) Stage ad ARCO e Yunus Social Business Centre University of Florence

Sorry, this entry is only available in Italiano.

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Youth & Social Business: encouraging youth entrepreneurship

Posted on Jan 7, 2016

Youth & Social Business: encouraging youth entrepreneurship

It is now available the report on the results of the educational project: Youth & Social Business implemented in the high schools of Pistoia since 2011, within the framework of the Pistoia Social Business City program. Over these years the project has been successful in terms of participation, students and professors’ satisfaction and efficacy. In fact, thanks to the project, the young generations’ knowledge on Social Business, Muhammad Yunus’ life and microcredit increased notably, as well as the propensity to become an entrepreneur in future that increased in average by 120%. For...

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