Social Business Day 2021

Social Business Day is an annual event to celebrate the groundbreaking idea of social business organized by the Yunus Centre, and hosted by Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus. Professor Muhammad Yunus invites you to explore and make the commitment to the call of No Going Back. We look forward to seeing you on this special occasion.
28 June - 2 July, 2021 | Bangladesh
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With this year’s theme “No Going Back”, Social Business Day is bringing five days of inspiration from the very core of social business. We are delighted to welcome you to this annual event organized by Yunus Centre, where we will engage in dialogue, exchange ideas and gain energy from one another by inspiring each other. This year for the first time the event is happening in a hybrid manner bringing more than 1000 delegates from all around the world to participate in various interactive panel sessions and workshops to broaden their understanding in their specific areas of interest. We are inviting you to join and make the commitment to the call of No Going Back.

5
Day Event
174
Speakers
31
Sessions

Speakers

Lamiya Morshed
Lamiya Morshed
Executive Director Yunus Centre
Muhammad Yunus
Muhammad Yunus
Chairman Yunus Centre
Md. Ashraful Hasan
Md. Ashraful Hasan
Managing Director Grameen Telecom
Hans Reitz
Hans Reitz
Co-Founder & Managing Director Grameen Creative Lab
Nurjahan Begum
Nurjahan Begum
Advisor to Chairman Yunus Centre
Cam Donaldson
Cam Donaldson
Pro Vice Chancellor and Vice Principal (Research) Glasgow Caledonian University Scotland
Her Royal Highness Maria Teresa
Her Royal Highness Maria Teresa
Grand Duchess of Luxembourg
José Ramos-Horta
José Ramos-Horta
Nobel laureate and Former President of Timor
Jody Williams
Jody Williams
1997 Nobel Peace Laureate
Narayana Murthy
Narayana Murthy
Co-Founder Infosys
Hon. Samia Nkrumah
Hon. Samia Nkrumah
Chairperson Convention People's Party (CPP)
Zanele Mbeki
Zanele Mbeki
Founder Women's Development Bank
Ambassador Dho Young-Shim
Ambassador Dho Young-Shim
Chairperson of the Board of Directors UNWTO ST-EP Foundation
Vanessa Kerry
Vanessa Kerry
CEO SEED Global Health
James Chau
James Chau
International Broadcaster and Host of The China Current
Alethia Mendez
Alethia Mendez
Division President, Elevating Black Women Entrepreneurs Grameen America
Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone
Actress & Human Rights Activist
Corazon A. Henares
Corazon A. Henares
Founder Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation (NWTF)
Gao Zhan
Gao Zhan
President, Co-founder Grameen China & Secretary-General, Foundation for Yunus Social Business China
Marilu Germscheid
Marilu Germscheid
Entrepreneur
Monica Yunus
Monica Yunus
Co-founder Sing for Hope
Ratan Kumar Nag
Ratan Kumar Nag
Managing Director Grameen Shakti Samajik Byabosha Ltd.
Winnie Byanyima
Winnie Byanyima
Executive Director UNAIDS
Zahirul Alam
Zahirul Alam
Founder and Executive Director Integrated Development Foundation (IDF), Bangladesh
Bordin Rassameethes
Bordin Rassameethes
Director; Acting Deputy Secretary General Yunus Social Business Center, Kasetsart University; Southern Border Provinces Administrative Centre (SBPAC)
Sohel Ahmed
Sohel Ahmed
Managing Director Grameen Shakti
Dr Ashir Ahmed
Dr Ashir Ahmed
Associate Professor, Department of Advanced Information Technology Kyushu University
Bushra E Anjum
Bushra E Anjum
COO Wizkit
Saskia Bruysten
Saskia Bruysten
Yunus Social Business Co-Founder & CEO
Moin Uddin Chowdhury
Moin Uddin Chowdhury
Managing Director Grameen Kalyan
Professor M. Jahangir Alam Chowdhury
Professor M. Jahangir Alam Chowdhury
Executive Director Centre for Microfinance and Development, University of Dhaka
Emmanuel Faber
Emmanuel Faber
CEO, Climate and Social Business Activist Rock Climber
Philippe Guichandut
Philippe Guichandut
Head of Inclusive Finance Development Grameen Credit Agricole
Luciano Gurgel
Luciano Gurgel
Head of Investments Yunus Social Business Brazil
Mahmudul Hasan
Mahmudul Hasan
Program Manager IDF
Steve Hollingworth
Steve Hollingworth
President & Chief Executive Officer Grameen Foundation
Jacob Hörisch
Jacob Hörisch
Professor for Sustainability Economics & Management Leuphana University Luneburg
Kishwar Imdad
Kishwar Imdad
Managing Director Grameen Health Care Services Ltd.
Dr. Mohammed Masum Iqbal
Dr. Mohammed Masum Iqbal
Dean, Faculty of Business and Entrepreneurship Daffodil International University
Shazeeb M Khairul Islam
Shazeeb M Khairul Islam
Founder YY Ventures
Christina Jäger
Christina Jäger
Co-Founder & Managing Director Yunus Environment Hub
Dr. Ishrat Jahan
Dr. Ishrat Jahan
Health Professional Grameen Kalyan
Andrea Jung
Andrea Jung
President & CEO Grameen America
Abdul Hai Khan
Abdul Hai Khan
Managing Director Grameen Trust
Eric Lesueur
Eric Lesueur
Chief Executive Officer Veolia
Marina Martins
Marina Martins
Co-Founder Somos Todas Marias
Prof. Shobhit Mathur
Prof. Shobhit Mathur
Co-Founder & Dean Rashtram School of Public Leadership
Dr. Suraya Hanim Mokhtar
Dr. Suraya Hanim Mokhtar
Dean, School of Business and Social Sciences Albukhary International University (AIU)
Dipesh Nag
Dipesh Nag
Managing Director Grameen Danone Foods Limited
Niru Shamsun Nahar
Niru Shamsun Nahar
Principal Grameen Caledonian College of Nursing
Yoan Noguier
Yoan Noguier
Co-Founder & Director Yunus Sports Hub
Tulio Notini
Tulio Notini
Corporate Country Director Yunus Social Business Brazil

Agenda

12:00 - 13:30

Opening Ceremony

Main Stage

13:45 - 14:45

Plenary 1: Launching of 3ZERO Club

Main Stage

15:00 - 15:45

Announcements and Presentation

Main Stage

16:45 - 18:15

Plenary 2: No going back: What does a post-pandemic economy look like?

Main Stage

18:30 - 19:30

Plenary 3: The Global Pharma Social Business

Main Stage

20:00 - 20:15

Social Business Updates

Main Stage

20:15 - 21:15

Plenary 4: Healthcare as a SB in the Context of Pandemic and Post Pandemic era

Main Stage