End poverty, unemployment, carbon emission for sustainable growth: Yunus

End poverty, unemployment, carbon emission for sustainable growth: Yunus

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Nobel laureate Mohammad Yunus at the 6th Social Business Day programme in Capital on Thursday

Nobel laureate Mohammad Yunus at the 6th Social Business Day programme in Capital on Thursday

Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus said said on Thursday the world must show zero tolerance to poverty, unemployment and carbon emission for sustainable development, the next new agenda of the UN after conclusion of millennium development goal this year.
Addressing the 6th Social Business Day in the capital he said, social business should be another way along with innovative technologies for generation employment for millions that was a big challenge under the present economic system. Yunus has been propagating the idea of social business by which, he said, entrepreneurs would focus more on job creation rather than profit making.The idea came after he institutionalised the collateral-free micro-credit and won Nobel Peace Prize jointly with the Grameen Bank in 2006. The inaugural session was attended and addressed, among others, by US ambassador Marcia Bernicat, UK high commissioner Robert Gibson, Chinese ambassador Ma Mingqiang, Swedish ambassador Johan Frisell and senior consultant at prime minister’s department in Malaysia Sharifah Hapsah Shahabudin.
The theme of the 6th version of the Social Business Day was ‘We are not job-seekers, we are job-givers: Turning unemployment into entrepreneurship’. The day-long event was attended by more than 1,600 participants, including over 250 from 30 countries. – Yunua Centre sources said
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus said good governance was one of the key elements which could help create employment opportunities for generations to come. ‘Good governance has immense strength,’ he said. – Agencies
Shun poverty, unemployment, carbon emission for sustainable growth: Yunus
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus said said on Thursday the world must show zero tolerance to poverty, unemployment and carbon emission for sustainable development, the next new agenda of the UN after conclusion of millennium development goal this year.
Addressing the 6th Social Business Day in the capital he said, social business should be another way along with innovative technologies for generation employment for millions that was a big challenge under the present economic system. Yunus has been propagating the idea of social business by which, he said, entrepreneurs would focus more on job creation rather than profit making.
The idea came after he institutionalised the collateral-free micro-credit and won Nobel Peace Prize jointly with the Grameen Bank in 2006. The inaugural session was attended and addressed, among others, by US ambassador Marcia Bernicat, UK high commissioner Robert Gibson, Chinese ambassador Ma Mingqiang, Swedish ambassador Johan Frisell and senior consultant at prime minister’s department in Malaysia Sharifah Hapsah Shahabudin.
The theme of the 6th version of the Social Business Day was ‘We are not job-seekers, we are job-givers: Turning unemployment into entrepreneurship’. The day-long event was attended by more than 1,600 participants, including over 250 from 30 countries. – Yunua Centre sources said
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus said good governance was one of the key elements which could help create employment opportunities for generations to come. ‘Good governance has immense strength,’ he said. – Agencies

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