2015 Global Social Business Summit

2015 Global Social Business Summit

October 5, 2015

Celebrating 25 years of German reunification — Let's get together! Get 25% off all GSBS tickets purchased between 3rd and 10th October 2015.

On 3rd October 2015, Germany celebrated 25 years since East and West Germany successfully reunited. As a social business based in Germany, and to mark the occasion, we are offering 25% off all Global Social Business Summit tickets purchased this week, 3rd to 10th October 2015.

Follow these 3 quick steps to get your discounted tickets:

  1. Click here to enter your First Name, Last Name, Email Address and simply click 'I forgot or don't have a password'. A password will then be emailed to you.
  2. Use your password to complete the registration process.
  3. Enter this promotion code, h2xNJauQ, to obtain your discount.

For technical and customer service enquiries, email Grameen Creative Lab at info@gsbs2015.com and a member of their team will gladly assist.

Following Prof. Yunus’ meeting with the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon at the UN General Assembly in New York last month, this year's Global Social Business Summit will underline how social businesses can address each of the 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development and contribute to alleviating poverty. The Global Goals are a set of ambitious, but achievable milestones that can change the world for the better for everyone. The Gobal Goals if carried out will eradicate poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and combat climate chang.

At this year’s summit, you will hear from 50 international guest speakers who come from a diverse range of backgrounds: from corporate, philanthropic and social business leaders to entrenpreneurs, scientists and visionary leaders. They will discuss topics such as: how social businesses can address the Global Goals for Sustainable Development; the 3 Zero’s (Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment, Zero Carbon Emission); social business ecosystem - fostering partnerships to create social impact and more.

Catch up on the latest trends in social business in one of 30 available workshops. Learn more about innovative financing instruments for social businesses, or how to keep impact measurement lean and effective. Click here to find out more about the program and topics at this year's summit. We look forward to seeing you in Berlin!

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Read this 5-minute article for an easy English overview that covers the basics of what you need to know about the Lieferkettensorgfaltspflichtengesetz

Taking effect on January 1, 2023, the Lieferkettensorgfaltspflichtengesetz or LkSG is a likely anchor for corporate new year’s resolutions. The introduction of the LkSG marks the first time that the responsibility of respecting human rights in global supply chains has been put on the legal shoulders of German enterprises and has the potential to influence similar legislation in other jurisdictions around the globe.

Yunus Social Business Turns 10 Years Old!

This year, we turn 10 years old!‍ We are taking this opportunity to highlight and celebrate the inspiring partners in our community, reflect on the valuable lessons we've learned along the way and look forward to designing the next decade.

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