Have you heard of Giving Tuesday before? It is a movement to create an international day of charitable giving at the beginning of the Christmas and holiday season. Today we are encouraging you to spare what you can to create a better world - for the future of all of us.
Perhaps you want to start a small monthly donation of what you can afford? Or just want to transfer a one-off gift to help social entrepreneurs lift millions of people out of poverty. Do it today! The form is right here.
Yunus Social Business believes in the power of business to end poverty. Our work offers a dignified hand out of poverty to millions of people through Social Business - a model pioneered by our Co-Founder, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Prof. Muhammad Yunus. Yunus Social Business tackles poverty from the bottom up with Philanthropic Venture Funds. We have worked with or invested in over 1,800 social entrepreneurs worldwide to build meaningful social businesses in agriculture, health, education, mobility, clean water and energy.
As we embark on our next round of research into social intrapreneurship at Yunus Social Business, we are looking at the business case for social transformation. In a year where we've seen short-term priorities rise to the top of the agenda, can empirical proof help turn the tide?
Humanity is working together to fight this pandemic. It is encouraging to see how within weeks people have fundamentally changed their long-held habits like shaking of hands.
Corona has already delivered a punishing blow in Germany. In developing countries, it’s hitting like a Tsunami. The economy has been brought to its knees. Half a billion people could slip deeper into poverty. Social businesses are part of the solution.