International academics meet to discuss the future of social business and its role in combatting wealth concentration

From 28th-31st July, Pro Vice Chancellor and Yunus Chair, Cam Donaldson attended the Annual Social Business Day and Academia Pre-Meeting on ‘How Can Wealth Concentration be Stopped?’ in Dhaka, led by our Chancellor, Professor Muhammad Yunus. The Academia Pre-Meeting takes place in Bangladesh annually, prior to the annual Social Business Summit and associated Social Business Academia Conference which, this year, take place in Paris on 5th -7th and 8th-9th November respectively. Here, we see Cam, alongside Professor Yunus,  reporting to the international gathering of academics about progress with preparations for the Paris Conference. The meeting was also reported in the Bangladeshi national press:

Int’l academics exchange ideas on social business (Web)
Daily Observer Bangladesh – 31/07/2017
A pre-meeting, was held on Sunday at the Yunus Centre, Mirpur as the preparation of the Social Business Academia Conference (SBAC) scheduled to be held in Paris on November 8 and November 9, this year. The opening speech was delivered by Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus, Chair of the organizing committee of SBAC.

Academics discuss educational aspects of social business (Web)
The Daily Star Bangladesh – 31/07/2017
A group of national and international academics yesterday discussed educational aspects of social business in Dhaka as part of preparations for an upcoming social business academia conference. The meeting took place at Yunus Centre, which promotes works and philosophies of Nobel laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus.

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