Posts Tagged "social business"

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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Workshop about Social Business

Posted on Oct 8, 2015

Workshop about Social Business

What is a Social Business? What are the main steps to develop your business ideas? Friday November 6th in via Abbi Pazienza 1 in Pistoia, Yunus Social Business Centre is organizing a free introductory workshop aimed at youth and aspiring entrepreneurs that want to find solutions to challenging social and environmental issues. The workshop is part of the Pistoia Social Business City Program set up to promote social entrepreneurship culture in the territory of Pistoia and carried on by Yunus Social Business Centre, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Pistoia e Pescia and Fondazione Un Raggio di...

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Prof. Muhammad Yunus visiting Italy

Posted on Jun 25, 2015

Prof. Muhammad Yunus visiting Italy

On July the 3rd, Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus will participate to the Social Enterprise World Forum that will take place in Milan from the 1st to the 3rd of July. The event “Conversazione con Yunus” will represent an interesting opportunity to discuss with Yunus about social enterprises. The conference will be held at the Fondazione Cariplo (Via Manin n.23, Milan) from 11,30 to 13,00. After his stay in Milan, Muhammad Yunus will move to Bologna, where he will receive the honorary citizenship by Virginio Merola, the Mayor of Bologna. The event will be also attended by the...

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“La casa ideale”: Leroy Merlin Italia and the YSBC for non profit organisations

Posted on May 29, 2015

“La casa ideale”: Leroy Merlin Italia and the YSBC for non profit organisations

“La casa ideale” is an initiative promoted by Leroy Merlin Italia and the Yunus Social Business Centre University of Florence in collaboration with Fondazione Italiana Accenture. The aim of the contest is to select the 30 best projects from non profit organisations in the field of social inclusion. The projects that will be selected, will be awarded special price reduction for the purchasing of Leroy Merlin products. The purpose of this initiative is to support the Third Sector to enforce an inclusive development of the society. HOW TO PARTICIPATE The contest “La casa ideale” is...

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