Peace Nobel Price Winner Prof. Muhammad Yunus addressing GENNEX 2018.

We are proud to announce, that the honorable Professor Muhammad Yunus will join us @GENNEX 2018 to address the audience and join group conversations.

Prof Muhammad Yunus was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006 for his revolutionary work in establishing the Grameen Movement; this movement, based on micro-finance for the rural poor, combines capitalism and social responsibility and has transformed the lives of millions across the world.

In his keynote, Prof. Yunus will talk about Building Social Businesses: The New Kind of Capitalism That Serves Humanity’s Most Pressing Needs, demonstrating how social business has become globally accepted as an effective and inspiring methodology.

 Established Grameen Bank, Bangladesh, which began in mid-70s with personal loans of small amounts of money to destitute basket weavers. Has worked to spread and implement the idea of social business, a concept for businesses striving to solve social problems that is financially self-sustainable and enables them to pay back only their original investment and reinvest profits in innovations or further growth to advance their social goals. Recipient of awards: World Food Prize (1994); Sydney Peace Prize (1998); Seoul Peace Prize and Nobel Peace Prize (2006); Presidential Medal of Freedom, President Obama (2009); Congressional Gold Medal, US (2013).

Established Grameen Bank, Bangladesh, which began in mid-70s with personal loans of small amounts of money to destitute basket weavers. Has worked to spread and implement the idea of social business, a concept for businesses striving to solve social problems that is financially self-sustainable and enables them to pay back only their original investment and reinvest profits in innovations or further growth to advance their social goals. Recipient of awards: World Food Prize (1994); Sydney Peace Prize (1998); Seoul Peace Prize and Nobel Peace Prize (2006); Presidential Medal of Freedom, President Obama (2009); Congressional Gold Medal, US (2013).