"Why should business only be about making money when there are so many problems in the world?"

Her action

What I think it is important, especially in social businesses is how it relates to the climate crisis, because this link is not completely clear for many people. How can we mitigate the climate crisis by supporting social entrepreneurs? That's what we want to bring to the table, solutions of how to solve the climate crisis and how communities can do their own part.

My work at Yunus Environment Hub is to create structures about how we are measuring our impact, how our activities or programs and projects relate to each other and how all of them contribute to the impact we want to create on the society. We believe that sustainable business should be the norm, should be the way people think about doing businesses.

At the Global Social Business Summit in 2022, Jeffrey D. Sachs* said that “All business should be like social businesses and work for society”. 

* Jeffrey Sachs is a world-renowned economics professor and global leader in sustainable development, economic development, and the fight to end poverty.