In a bid to inspire and enable the youth to transform their environments through social business, the Social Business Youth Alliance and Grameen Australia Philippines, in partnership with De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde, stage the 2019 Social Business Youth Summit on March 22-23 at Benilde’s School of Design and Arts.
The two-day forum annually gathers over 350 like-minded students, scholars, activists, young entrepreneurs, working professionals, corporate social responsibility practitioners, and non-government organization representatives from various communities to focus on creating sustainable solutions to some of the most pressing current social issues.
With the theme “Creating a World of Three Zeroes: Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment, Zero Net Carbon Emissions,” this year’s summit will tackle issues on poverty, unemployment, net carbon emissions, disruptive technology, ecosystems for start-ups, and youth development.
2006 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Muhammad Yunus, a pioneer in microfinance and founder of Grameen Bank, will headline the SBYS with his keynote speech on “Creating A World of Three Zeroes.”
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