The world is full of
visionary entrepreneurs

With access to finance and support they can
play a key role in improving millions of lives.

A sustainable alternative to charity

Yunus Social Business is a non-profit 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.

Social Businesses Financed
Jobs Created
Entrepreneurs Supported

Recent publications

Annual Report 2016


Designing a Social Business That Benefits the Core

(co-written & published by BCG)


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 social businesses

Our offices

12 countries, 4 continents, 1 mission: reduce global poverty to zero

Yunus Social Business has its roots in Bangladesh with the Grameen network.
Since our founding in 2011 we’ve expanded to 12 countries with a team of over 50 dedicated staff.

Our partners

The people and organizations that help make our work possible

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A charity dollar has one life

a social business dollar can be invested over and over again