Dr. Muhammad Yunus

Chairman - Yunus Centre | Noble Peace Prize Laureate, Yunus Centre

Fintech, Cryptocurrency and Evolution of Traditional BFSI | Economics, ESG and Sustainability, Finance

Dr. Muhammad Yunus


Dr. Muhammad Yunus, a distinguished social entrepreneur and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, revolutionized the BFSI sector by founding the Grameen Bank and introducing groundbreaking concepts of microcredit and microfinance. His strategic vision in utilizing microcredit for economic and social development earned him global acclaim and the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize. Recognized with the United States Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal, Dr. Yunus is also ranked #2 on Foreign Policy magazine's 'Top 100 Global Thinkers.' Beyond his impactful contributions, he advocates for business strategy evolution through social businesses and corporate social procurement partnerships. Dr. Yunus believes organizations can drive positive impact by integrating social responsibility into their supply chains, emphasizing the transformative potential of strategic collaborations for societal benefit.

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