A: The operating structure of Yunus Social Business Global Initiatives (YSB GI) consists essentially of two units which work in partnership with local YSB country organisations:
Yunus Social Business Funds gGmbH is a charitable limited liability company registered in Frankfurt, Germany which can receive tax-deductible donations. YSB Funds achieves its charitable goals by supporting and financing early stage social businesses in developing and emerging economies. Local YSB teams provide early-stage social businesses with a package of accelerator programs, long-term patient financing, and strategic support.
Yunus Social Business Gmbh is a for-profit limited liability company registered in Frankfurt, Germany. YSB GmbH acts as advisor to large and medium-sized public and private corporations to help them use their abilities for social good and strengthen their internal social entrepreneurship capabilities. YSB GmbH pursues its activities under the brand name “Yunus Social Business Corporate Initiatives”.