ARCO and YSBCUF at Mario Cucinella’s  S.O.S – School of Sustainability

ARCO and YSBCUF at Mario Cucinella’s S.O.S – School of Sustainability

Posted by on Jul 26, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Carmela Nitti, researcher of ARCO and Yunus Social Business Centre of Florence held a lecture on Social Business at the S.O.S. – School of Sustainability of Mario Cucinella. SOS is a creative laboratory born in close collaboration with Mario Cucinella Architects (MCA) and the non-profit organization Building Green Futures (BGF), where training is inspired by […]

Social Business for Zero Hunger

Social Business for Zero Hunger

Posted by on May 13, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Rome, 10th May 2016 The Yunus Social Business Centre University of Florence has co-organized the event that has taken place at UNFAO the 10th of May, with the title Social Business for Zero Hunger. Indeed the issue of the call to action is to tackle the global problems of hunger and poverty, answering the question […]

Social Business for 0 Hunger

Social Business for 0 Hunger

Posted by on May 9, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Social Business for Zero Hunger is a call to action by Nobel Peace Laureate Muhammad Yunus to address the global challenges of hunger and poverty. The launch event of the call to action will be under the Patronage of UN- FAO (in Rome, 10th of May 2016) and will bring together representatives from governments, the […]

The YSBCUF at the Green Day organised by Leroy Merlin Italia

The YSBCUF at the Green Day organised by Leroy Merlin Italia

Posted by on May 18, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

The Yunus Social Business Centre University of Florence, on the 28th of May will participate to the conference Oltre: Il nostro Green Day, annual conference on sustainability organised by Leroy Merlin Italia at the auditorium Periodici S. Paolo di Milano, from 11:00 to 17:00. During the event, Leroy Merlin Italia will present its projects and […]

Pistoia Social Business City: the activity report 2012-2014

Pistoia Social Business City: the activity report 2012-2014

Posted by on May 4, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

Here you can find the Report about “Pistoia Social Business City” Program activities from 2012 to 2014, the program aimed at promoting Social Business and carried on by Yunus Social Business Centre University of Florence, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Pistoia e Pescia and Fondazione Un Raggio di Luce Onlus. The Program has been inaugurated […]

Social Business Academia Report 2014

Social Business Academia Report 2014

Posted by on Jan 7, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

The digital version of the Social Business Academia Report 2014 is online. The Social Business Academia Report 2014, published by Yunus and You – The YY Foundation, gives a comprehensive overview about many of the social business initiatives that take place at universities around the world. It features several university profiles, interviews with professors and […]

From Australia to Pistoia. The visit of Professor Pradeep Kumar Ray to Pistoia Social Business City Program.

From Australia to Pistoia. The visit of Professor Pradeep Kumar Ray to Pistoia Social Business City Program.

Posted by on Dec 23, 2014 in Blog | No Comments

December 19th took place the visit of Professor Pradeep Kumar Ray to the city of Pistoia. He is a founder member of Yunus Social Business Centre at the University of New South Wales in Australia, a Centre that promotes the concept of Social Business as a way to tackle social or environmental problems. In Pistoia […]

Starting up the third edition of “Youth and Social Business”

Starting up the third edition of “Youth and Social Business”

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in Blog | No Comments

After the great success of the past years, the third edition of “Youth and Social Business: becoming actors of change” has begun. The educational project is completely free for the participant institutes and it is supported by Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Pistoia e Pescia and Fondazione Un Raggio di Luce Onlus within the program […]

Introductory Workshop on Social Business

Introductory Workshop on Social Business

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in Blog | No Comments

What is a Social Business? What are the main steps to develop your business ideas? Friday November  28th 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 […]

Prof. Muhammad Yunus held a Lectio Magistralis at the Italian Chamber of Deputies

Prof. Muhammad Yunus held a Lectio Magistralis at the Italian Chamber of Deputies

Posted by on Aug 12, 2014 in Blog | No Comments

On July 10th 2014 the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, professor Muhammad Yunus held a Lectio Magistralis entitled : “Social Business: a Sustainable way to Solve Society’s Most Pressing Problems” at the Italian Parliament. The lecture was introduced by the President of the Chamber of Deputies, Laura Boldrini. During his speech, Professor Yunus mentioned the experience […]