world greatest inventions systemised by Dr Yunus global social business system
please help us improve this roll of honour - we welcome "corrections' - funds are notoriously hard to identify at origin and also depend on publicity mjultiplies to gain other partners
About $100mn France- thanks to Danone & partners but french law currently only permits 10% in SB fund rest in deposit rates : however fund unites all french partners of yunus and connects with global brand budget
there is also an associated microcredit fund at grameen credit agricole of an almost similar magnitude - board includes luxembourg royal family
Potential 500mn $ UK emerging opportunity of youth celebrations of run up to olympics, 40 intercity myplaces (government incubation ventures, and the big society bank (worlds largest social businees bank emetrging from government?
? Japan 1http://www.thedailystar.net/newDesign/news-details.php?nid=166419 JICA SB Fund
? IDB (Islamic Development Bank)
SAP is also partnering with Habitat for Humanity to provide access to shelters and assistance for families whose homes were destroyed or deemed inhabitable from the 2010 earthquake. In the 12 months since the Haitian earthquake, SAP employees have donated more than $538,000USD to various non-profit organizations supporting Haitian relief efforts. SAP has matched these donations dollar-for-dollar, and has committed
$538,000USD directly to Habitat for Humanity International for reconstruction efforts.
Monaco Prinipality Yunus Fund - appears to be about $.2mn
First announcement Novemeber 2010 The Yunus Social Business Fund Mumbai is the first social business fund in India.
Please note specific project funding is a different area- so eyecare hospitals recieved $1mn of funds from green children pop group; Grameen Nursing College between 2 to 5 mn$ from Nike Foundation Girl Effect partnerships; then over 50 specific partnerships are logged elsewhere ( from raw data that mainly first appeared at www.yunuscentre.org
a yunus centre presentation july 2010 is attached - best to read between lines as these funds have very different sizes and very different partner multipliers which are not always highly correlated with newsworthiness - delighted to try and discuss latest progress eg on landline phone washington dc 301 881 1655
also some funds are very much more organsied by a corporate partner as linking in with their whole investment approach eg Intel's and whole food's wholeplanet foundations; also the borders between these new funds are the traditionally highly resourced microcredit ones can be morphous over time
also 2 particulatly big area of grameen - inforamtion technology for the poor and green energy tend to fund in different ways including prizes
also china partner funds tend to be their own compass