On April 17 2018, Nobel Peace Prize laureate professor Muhammad Yunus will be in Pistoia for the Social Business Day. The event is promoted by Social Business Lab Pistoia within the program “Pistoia Social Business City” and it will be held at the main hall of the municipality.

During the initiative the two social enterprises born in Pistoia thanks to the support of the Social Business Lab Pistoia will be presented. Moreover, the finalist students of the sixth edition of the educational project “Youth and Social Business-becoming actors of change” will be awarded.


  • 9:00 – 9:15   Greetings
  • 9:15 – 9:45   Institutional greetings: Alessandro Tomasi(Major of Pistoia), Luca Iozzelli (President of Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Pistoia e Pescia and President of Social Business Lab Pistoia), Paolo Carrara (President of “Fondazione Un Raggio di Luce Onlus”)
  • 9:45 10:20  “A world of three zeros”: Nobel Peace Prize laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus speech
  • 10:20 10:40  The experience of local entrepreneurs: Massimiliano Bini (impresa sociale “Magnani Pescia Srl”), Francesca Pellegrini (cooperativa sociale “Il Cappellaio Matto”)
  • 10:40 – 11:00   The educational project Youth and Social Business: Azzurra Pirami eValeria Nanni (Social Business Lab Pistoia)
  • 11:00 – 11:30  Winners proclamation and video projection
  • 11:30 – 12:00  Final speech delivered by Professor Muhammad Yunus
  • 12:00 – 12:15  Conclusions and thanks


Free admission, no registration.

For further information:

Social Business Lab Pistoia

0513 27927