We believe in the power
of business to end poverty.

Yunus Social Business is a Philanthropic Venture Fund.

We turn donations into investments in sustainable social businesses that provide employment, education, healthcare, clean water and clean energy to over 3 million people worldwide.

Impacted Customers
Higher Incomes Created
Social Businesses Financed

We finance game-changing social businesses like

Impact Water

Who are providing 825,000 children with clean drinking water in Uganda via a sustainable business model.

Our Portfolio

Our Presence

 Since our founding in 2011 we’ve created a global network, both of our own active investment teams and our portfolio network countries.

What is

Social Business?

Discover an innovative new approach to tackling big social challenges

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Become a

Financial Partner

Transform your philanthropic capital and improve millions of lives

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Grow Your

Social Business

Grow your business and your social impact with our financing and support

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Our Partners

Here are the organisations that make our work possible. A number of individual philanthropists also support our work; they don’t have their own logos, but without them we wouldn’t be able to do the work we do.

Latest News

May 30, 2018 in News

Strengthening Social Businesses Through Venture Philanthropy

Report Released Today with The Boston Consulting Group. We often conduct research with our partner organisations at YSB and are happy to announce this report today in collaboration with the... Read More
May 23, 2018 in Uncategorized

Friends of YSB New York

Last week Yunus Social Business was hosted by Jurgen Link and Tamar Guttman for the first Friends of Yunus Social Business event in New York.   The venue was itself... Read More
May 22, 2018 in News

Social Business Day 2018

We are delighted to announce that Nobel Peace Laureate, Muhammad Yunus’ flagship event, Social Business Day is coming to India for the first time ever- on June 28 and 29... Read More
May 9, 2018 in News

The Social Success Note Hits New York.

A new kind of Social Impact Bond that delivers more - we've taken our Social Success Note launch on tour!     Today saw the New York launch of "The... Read More

A charity dollar has one life

a social business dollar can be invested over and over again