Social Business Cities

The Social Business City program aims to create an enabling eco-system for social enterprises and social businesses.

Russia opens up to social business

Posted by on Oct 10, 2017 in Homepage Slideshow 1, Monthly News, News | Comments Off on Russia opens up to social business

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...

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Dal Giappone in visita alle Imprese Sociali pistoiesi

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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...

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A social business contest in Taiwan

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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...

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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 by on Oct 26, 2016 in Homepage Slideshow 1, News | Comments Off on Leroy Merlin Italia and Boero Bartolomeo S.p.A signed an agreement to promote the concept and practice of social business.

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...

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

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

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Pistoia, not only Culture but also Social Business

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Pistoia, not only Culture but also Social Business

Great pleasure but no surprise for the nomination of Pistoia as Italian Capital of Culture 2017 here at Yunus Social Business Centre University of Florence. Pistoia is recently expressing a certain dynamism not only in the cultural world but also in the social innovation field. From 2012 to 2014 the Programme Pistoia Social Business has been holding in the Pistoia’s county. This programme foresees activities promoting the social business. The programme, officially launched the 11th July 2012 by the presence of the Nobel Prize Muhammad...

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Youth & Social Business: encouraging youth entrepreneurship

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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...

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Social Business Lab Pistoia: a new organization to develop social business in Pistoia

Posted by on Dec 17, 2015 in Homepage Slideshow 1, News | Comments Off on Social Business Lab Pistoia: a new organization to develop social business in Pistoia

Social Business Lab Pistoia: a new organization to develop social business in Pistoia

On the 1th of January 2016 the Social Business Lab Pistoia will officially start its activity. This new organization, created through a partnership between “Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Pistoia e Pescia” and “Fondazione Un Raggio di Luce”, aims to increase the creation and diffusion of social business activities in Pistoia. Social Businesses provide winning and alternative solutions to social and environmental problems . The organization will provide , consultancies, seminars, technical support and training on social business in...

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The Yunus Social Business Centre University of Florence at the GSBS

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The Yunus Social Business Centre University of Florence at the GSBS

The Yunus Social Business Centre University of Florence participated in the Global Social Business Summit in Berlin on the 5th and 6th of November 2015 organized by the Yunus Centre Dhaka and the Grameen Creative Lab. More than 800 people attended the event. During the Academia Conference prior to the Summit, Enrico Testi, Director of the YSBCUF presented a paper titled “Development of Social Enterprises leading to Social Businesses in Italy”, written as part of the activities of the EFESEIIS project ( www.fp7-efeseiis.eu ) In the course...

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First results from “La casa Ideale” CSR project of Leroy Merlin Italia and Yunus Social Business Centre University of Florence

Posted by on Oct 21, 2015 in Homepage Slideshow 1, News | Comments Off on First results from “La casa Ideale” CSR project of Leroy Merlin Italia and Yunus Social Business Centre University of Florence

First results from “La casa Ideale” CSR project of Leroy Merlin Italia and Yunus Social Business Centre University of Florence

The initiative  “La casa Ideale”  promoted by Leroy Merlin Italia and the Yunus Social Business Centre University of Florence in collaboration with Fondazione Italiana Accenture is delivering the first results.  Non profit organizations can propose projects that use Leroy Merlin’s products to Leroy Merlin Italia and to the Yunus Social Business Centre University of Florence. The selected projects, are awarded special price reduction for the purchasing of Leroy Merlin products. The purpose of this initiative is to support non-profit...

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