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Muhammad Yunus

Co-founder & Chairman

Considered as one of the greatest entrepreneurs of our time, Professor Yunus is the father of microcredit and social business, the founder of the Grameen Bank and of over 60 national size social businesses in Bangladesh. For his contribution to the fight against poverty throughout the world, Professor Yunus and the Grameen Bank jointly received in 2006 the Peace Nobel Prize. Professor Yunus is also laureate of countless recognitions, like the US Congressional Gold Medal and the US Presidential Medal of Freedom. 

Only 6 outstanding people in the world have obtained the these 3 recognitions together with Norman Borlaug, Martin Luther King , Mother Teresa, Nelson Mandela, Elie Wiesel.

Finally but not the least, he was awarded the Lamp of Peace of Saint Francis in Assisi in 2019 and this year he was the second person to be awarded the Olympic Laurel in Tokyo.