The Grameen Creative Lab is an innovative incubator and creative consultancy serving society’s most pressing needs through social business

Who we are

We are a diverse, global, committed and passionate team with the mission, inspired by our Co-Founder and Chairman Nobel Peace Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus, of accellerating an ecosystem where social businesses strive to solve the most pressing social and environmental problems of our times.

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What we do

We promote the concept of social business and inspire our ecosystem to change the world through our events, communication campaigns, and workshops for various organizations. We design and deliver:

1. International platforms such as Global Social Business Summit, the flagship and biggest event on social business

2. Transformative workshops and trainings

3. Innovative campaigns around change and impact with social business

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Inspire

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Inspire

We promote the concept of social business and inspire our ecosystem to change the world through our events, communication campaigns, and workshops for various organizations. We design and deliver:

1. International platforms such as Global Social Business Summit, the flagship and biggest event on social business

2. Transformative workshops and trainings

3. Innovative campaigns around change and impact with social business

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Educate

We design and offer a range of trainings and capacity building programs. Our goal is to transform mindsets and create responsible leaders who are aware of the role of social business in solving global challenges.

1. Skill development programs such as Social Business Labs, ideation contests and system thinking workshops

2. Leadership and capacity building programs to foster employee engagement and intrapreneurship programs with social business

3. Strategic and self development programs to encourage responsible leadership at junior and senior level

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Educate

We design and offer a range of trainings and capacity building programs. Our goal is to transform mindsets and create responsible leaders who are aware of the role of social business in solving global challenges.

1. Skill development programs such as Social Business Labs, ideation contests and system thinking workshops

2. Leadership and capacity building programs to foster employee engagement and intrapreneurship programs with social business

3. Strategic and self development programs to encourage responsible leadership at junior and senior level

We incubate social businesses by consulting corporations, foundations and social business entrepreneurs.

1. Partner to form ambitious joint venture social businesses between corporates and the Grameen ecosystem

2. Collaborate with public private and multi stakeholder partners to create an infrastructure for social businesses (e.g. Social Business City Concept)

3. Shape an ecosystem for social businesses within a country or region through acceleration and incubation programs

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Create

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Create

We incubate social businesses by consulting corporations, foundations and social business entrepreneurs.

1. Partner to form ambitious joint venture social businesses between corporates and the Grameen ecosystem

2. Collaborate with public private and multi stakeholder partners to create an infrastructure for social businesses (e.g. Social Business City Concept)

3. Shape an ecosystem for social businesses within a country or region through acceleration and incubation programs

Our impact

1000000

People inspired and educated through our learning journeys

50000

Young and Senior leaders trained

1000

Social business and ideas supported and accelerated
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Highlights

What people say about us...

We are very thankful for the creative impulses from Professor Muhammad Yunus and the Grameen Creative Lab that led to the creation of a Solidarity Investment Fund. We are now looking forward to shaping the next project together with GCL.

Claudia Belli, Head of Social Business and Microfinance, BNP Paribas

What people say about us...

Without Hans, Lamiya and the guiding spirit of Professor Muhammad Yunus, One Young World would not exist. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for 11 years of support. We will never forget.

Kate Robertson, Co-Founder, One Young World

What people say about us...

Full of inspiration from the 'summer of purpose', we are convinced that our partnership with the Grameen Creative Lab pays off in the sustainable creation of a value-oriented future.

Christian Heller, Chief Executive Officer, Value Balancing Alliance

What people say about us...

With 'shaping mobility for generations to come' and a social business approach - which follows the triad of economic, ecological and social action - we at Volkswagen AG are facing up to change.

Gunnar Kilian, Member of the Management Board, Volkswagen AG

Who worked with us

In the past 10 years various organizations and leaders have joined our ecosystem to create an impact through social business. These are some of many.

Do you also want to work with us? Please contact us, we will be happy to hear from you!